Bless, Preserve, and Keep Us

God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit bless, preserve, and keep us. The Lord mercifully with look on us with his favor, and fill us with all spiritual benediction and grace, that we may live godly, righteously, and soberly in this life, and in the world to come we may have life … Continue reading Bless, Preserve, and Keep Us

Preserve Us with Your Mercy

O Lord, preserve your church with your perpetual mercy. Without you, our mortal flesh can only fail. Keep us and lead us away from all things hurtful, and lead us to all things beneficial for our salvation; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one … Continue reading Preserve Us with Your Mercy

Preserve Us from Cares

My most gracious God, preserve me from the cares of this life, so that I should not become entangled by them, and from the many desires of the flesh, so that I should not be ensnared by pleasure, and from whatever is an obstacle to the soul, so that I should not be broken with troubles, … Continue reading Preserve Us from Cares

Preserve Us from Faithless Fears

O most loving Father, you want us to give thanks for all things, to dread nothing but losing you, and to cast all our anxiety on you because you care for us. Preserve us from faithless fears and worldly anxieties and grant that no clouds of this mortal life may hide from us the light … Continue reading Preserve Us from Faithless Fears

Holy Spirit, Illumine and Preserve Me

Almighty and Holy Spirit, the comforter, pure, living, true— illumine, govern, sanctify me, and confirm my heart and mind in the faith, and in all genuine consolation; preserve and rule over me so that, dwelling in the house of the Lord, all the days of my life, I may behold the Lord and praise him … Continue reading Holy Spirit, Illumine and Preserve Me

Remembrance of Baptism

Lord God, heavenly Father, we give you thanks for the wonderful gift of baptism and the many gifts that come with it: forgiveness of sins, the Holy Spirit, and eternal life through your Son Jesus Christ. In your grace and mercy, preserve us in faith that we may never doubt your promise, but find our … Continue reading Remembrance of Baptism

You Sit at the Right Hand of the Father as Lord over All Things

O Jesus Christ, almighty Son of God, you are no longer in humiliation here on earth, but sit at the right hand of your Father as Lord over all things. Send us your Holy Spirit. Give your Church pious pastors. Preserve your Word. Control and restrain the devil and all who would oppress us. Mightily … Continue reading You Sit at the Right Hand of the Father as Lord over All Things

Litany of Intercession

Lord, have mercy.Christ, have mercy.Lord, have mercy. God the Father in heaven, have mercy on us.God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us. God, your ears are open to our prayers,graciously help those for whom we pray. Christ, hear us. From all evil,from all … Continue reading Litany of Intercession

Help Us against the Adversary

Lord God, heavenly Father,just as the adversary continually afflicts us and as a roaring lion walks about, seeking to devour us, for the sake of the suffering and death of your Son, Jesus Christ, help us by the grace of the Holy Spirit and strengthen our hearts by your Word, that our enemy may not … Continue reading Help Us against the Adversary

Featured Prayers: Advent

Scroll through all our Advent prayers at this link: Advent Rites Rites for the Lighting of an Advent Wreath The “O Antiphons” “O Wisdom,” December 17 “O Adonai,” December 18 “O Root of Jesse,” December 19 “O Key of David,” December 20 “O Morning Star,” December 21 “O King of Nations,” December 22 “O Emmanuel,” December 23 … Continue reading Featured Prayers: Advent