An Evening Prayer

Be present,
O merciful God,
and protect us
through the silent hours of his night,
so that we,
who are wearied by the changes
and chances of this fleeting world,
may rest upon your eternal changelessness;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Source: An ancient collect at Compline, Sixth Century

Source of this version: http://parishofcrawley.org/?page_id=54

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

And here: Prayers of the Middle Ages, edited by J. Manning Potts

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pastorstratman

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

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