The Way of Light

The Way of Light or Stations of Easter is a counterpart to the Stations of the Cross with the focus on the events following Christ’s resurrection. The versicle and response, “We adore you, O Christ,…” is from the traditional devotions for the Stations of the Cross, expanded for use in the Easter season. The prayers that … Continue reading The Way of Light

Scriptural Way of the Cross

The Scriptural Way of the Cross or Scriptural Stations of the Cross is a modern version of the ancient Christian devotion called the Stations of the Cross. The versicle and response, “We adore you, O Christ,…” is from the traditional devotions for the Stations of the Cross. The prayers that follow each scriptural devotion are … Continue reading Scriptural Way of the Cross

Always Lead Me to Seek Your Face

O Lord, give me purity of lips, a clean and innocent heart, and rightness of action. Give me humility, patience, abstinence, chastity, prudence, justice, courage and self-control. Give me the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and strength, the Spirit of knowledge and godliness, and of your fear. Always lead me to … Continue reading Always Lead Me to Seek Your Face

Guide Our Nation in the Way of Your Truth and Peace

O God, you led our ancestors to this land where they found refuge from oppression and freedom to worship you. Always guide our nation in the way of your truth and peace, so that we enjoy the blessing you have promised to the people whose God is the Lord; through your Son, Jesus Christ our … Continue reading Guide Our Nation in the Way of Your Truth and Peace

O Lord, Hedge Up My Way

O Lord, hedge up my way with thorns, that I may find no path for following vanity. Hold me in with bit and bridle, lest I fall away from you. O Lord, compel me to come to you: to bruise the serpent’s head, to remember my life’s end, to cut off opportunities for evil, to … Continue reading O Lord, Hedge Up My Way

Guide Us in the Way of Peace

O God, King eternal, you divide the day from the night and turn the shadow of death into morning. Drive away from us all wrong desires, incline our hearts to keep your law, and guide our feet into the way of peace, so that after we have done your will with cheerfulness while it was day, … Continue reading Guide Us in the Way of Peace

Direct Our Ways

O almighty and eternal God, mercifully direct our ways that we may walk in your law and abound in good works; through your beloved Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one true God, now and forever. Amen. Source: Veit Dietrich Source of this version: Freely modified … Continue reading Direct Our Ways

May We always Watch and Pray

Lord God, heavenly Father, by your Son you have revealed to us that heaven and earth will pass away, that our bodies will rise again and that we all must appear before the judgment throne. Keep us by your Holy Spirit in your Word, establish us in the true faith, graciously defend us from sin … Continue reading May We always Watch and Pray

You Are Always Ready to Hear

Almighty and eternal God, you are always more ready to hear than we are to pray, and to give more than we ask or deserve. Pour down on us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things which we are not worthy … Continue reading You Are Always Ready to Hear