Help and Defend Us

Almighty and eternal God, look on our weaknesses. Stretch forth the right hand of your majesty to help and defend us from all danger; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen. Source: Gregorian Sacramentary, 8th Century, Historic Collect for the … Continue reading Help and Defend Us

Grant Us Peace in Our Time

Almighty and eternal God, you govern all things in heaven and earth. Mercifully hear the prayers of your people and grant us your peace in our time; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen. Source: Gregorian Sacramentary, 8th Century, Historic … Continue reading Grant Us Peace in Our Time

Let Us Clearly See What You Want Us to Do

O Lord, mercifully receive the prayers of your people who call on you. Let them clearly see what you want them to do, and give them the strength to do it; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen. Source: … Continue reading Let Us Clearly See What You Want Us to Do

Mozarabic Evening Prayer

In the name of Jesus + Christ our Lord, light and peace be with us. Amen. Sentence for Advent: The Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. (1 Corinthians 4:5)   Sentence for Christmas to Epiphany: The sunrise shall visit us from on high … Continue reading Mozarabic Evening Prayer

Mozarabic Morning Prayer

In the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, light and peace be with us. Amen. Sentence for Advent: The Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. (1 Corinthians 4:5)   Sentence for Christmas to Epiphany: The sunrise shall visit us from on high to give … Continue reading Mozarabic Morning Prayer

Show Us the Brightness of Your Light

O Lord, you are truly the Star that rises out of Jacob, and the scepter that rises out of Israel. In a new star you showed yourself as God, and lying in the manger you showed yourself as God and Man, so we confess you to be the one Christ. In your great mercy grant us the grace … Continue reading Show Us the Brightness of Your Light

A Prayer to Receive Jesus and His Word as Heavenly Bread

Almighty God, grant us grace to hear Jesus Christ, the heavenly bread, preached throughout the world and truly to understand him. May all evil, heretical and human doctrines be cut off, while your Word as the living bread be distributed. Amen. Source: Martin Luther  [Die Gebete Luthers, shortened from #183] Source of this version: https://zionlutheranwausau.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/epiphany4-2015-sunday-feb1.pdf Also quoted … Continue reading A Prayer to Receive Jesus and His Word as Heavenly Bread