source of joy and righteousness,
enable us as redeemed and forgiven children
evermore to rejoice in singing your praises.
Grant that what we sing with our lips
we may believe in our hearts,
and what we believe in our hearts
we may practice in our lives;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Source: John Hunter, d. 1917
Source of this version: http://danwebs.com/chorg/prayers.html
Also found in A Lutheran Prayer Book, ed. Doberstein, © 1960 Muehlenberg Press, Philadelphia