A Mozarabic Blessing (1)

May the rich blessing of the Lord attend us, and grant us all remission of sins. May the Lord graciously protect us from all evil and mercifully preserve and keep us in all good, and may he who created and redeemed us preserve us for himself unspotted to the end. Amen. Source: Mozarabic Psalter Source … Continue reading A Mozarabic Blessing (1)

Be with Me

Be, Lord, within me to strengthen me, without me to preserve, over me to shelter, beneath me to support, before me to direct, behind me to bring back, round about me to fortify. Source: Lancelot Andrewes Source of this version: http://newscriptorium.com/assets/docs/collects-and-prayers/prmanual.htm Also found here: http://mariannedorman.homestead.com/Andrewes.html

Evening Thanks

We give you thanks, O Lord, for you have preserved us through the day. We give you thanks for you will preserve us through the night. Bring us in safety, O Lord, to the morning hours, That you may receive our praise at all times; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Original Source: Gelasian Sacramentary Source … Continue reading Evening Thanks

The Evening Suffrages

INVOCATION In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. LORD, HAVE MERCY Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. LORD’S PRAYER Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as in heaven. Give us today … Continue reading The Evening Suffrages

The Morning Suffrages

INVOCATION In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. LORD, HAVE MERCY Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. LORD’S PRAYER Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as in heaven. Give us today … Continue reading The Morning Suffrages

Persevere with Steadfast Faith

Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations. Preserve the works of your mercy, that your Church throughout the world may persevere with steadfast faith in the confession of your name; through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord. Source: Gelasian Sacramentary Source of this version: http://www.plts.edu/docs/jacobson/pentecost_2006.pdf Also found here: … Continue reading Persevere with Steadfast Faith

Lord’s Prayer as a Paraphrase for Use in Worship

This Prayer of the Church, based on the Lord’s Prayer, is adapted from Luther’s Deutsches Messe in which he recommends, “After the sermon shall follow a public paraphrase of the Lord’s Prayer … in this or a better fashion.” (LW Vol. 53, p. 78-79). The words of the Lord’s Prayer are printed in italics. Since this prayer … Continue reading Lord’s Prayer as a Paraphrase for Use in Worship

Help Us Recognize Your Voice

O God in heaven, have mercy on us! Lord Jesus Christ, intercede for your people, deliver us at the opportune time, preserve in us the true genuine Christian faith, collect your scattered sheep with your voice, your divine Word as Holy Writ calls it. Help us to recognize your voice, help us not to be … Continue reading Help Us Recognize Your Voice

Shine in Our Hearts

O Lord Jesus Christ, you are the sun of the world, evermore arising, and never going down, which by your most welcome appearing and sight, brings forth, preserves, nourishes, and refreshes all things, as well that are in heaven as also that are on earth; We beg you mercifully and faithfully to shine in our … Continue reading Shine in Our Hearts

A Sarum Blessing (3)

May God the Father, who created all things out of nothing, bless you. May the + Son of God keep you, who with his own blood restored lost humanity. May the Holy Spirit illuminate you: may the outpouring of his loving consolation ever comfort you. May the Most Holy Trinity deliver you from all evil, preserve … Continue reading A Sarum Blessing (3)