The Common Table Prayer

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“Come, Lord Jesus, Be Our Guest” by Fritz von Uhde (1848-1911)

Come, Lord Jesus, be our guest,
Let these gifts to us be blessed.

Source: Common use

Variant: …Let thy gifts…

Variant: …And let this meal to us be blessed.

Original: German, sometimes attributed to Martin Luther

Komm, Herr Jesu; sei du unser Gast;
und segne, was du uns bescheret hast.

References: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_table_prayer

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pastorstratman

Lutheran pastor serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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