A Prayer for Peace

antifonariodelec3b3n1O God, you are peace everlasting.
Your gift is peace.
You have taught us that your children shall be called peacemakers.
Pour out your peace into our souls,
that all discord may vanish away,
and that we may forever love and seek that which makes for peace;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Source: Mozarabic Sacramentary (Also attributed to the Gelasian Sacramentary)

Source of this version: Modified from A Lutheran Prayer Book, ed. Doberstein, © 1960 Muhlenberg Press, Philadelphia PA

Also found in  Prayers Ancient and Modern by Mary Wilder Tileston, Boston, Little Brown, 1914, p. 136 #1

Also found in Ancient Collects, and Other Prayers, ed. William Bright, 1902, p. 82 #4

Also found here: https://sojo.net/articles/prayer-day-everlasting-peace

Graphic: Mozarabic manuscript from the Cathedral of Leon, from Wikimedia Commons.

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pastorstratman

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

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