God Be in My Head

6069369723_ee697728eb_z_dGod be in my head, and in my understanding;
God be in my eyes, and in my looking;
God be in my mouth, and in my speaking;
God be in my heart, and in my thinking;
God be at my end, and at my departing.

Source: Attributed to Old Sarum Primer, also attributed to Pynson’s Horae, 1514

Source of this version:  http://www.hymnary.org/text/god_be_in_my_head_and_in_my_under

Also found here: The Oxford Book of Prayer, ed. Appleton, © 1985, 1992

Graphic: Page from an English Psalter, from Flickr, Walters Art Museum, Public Domain.

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pastorstratman

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

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