Free to Serve

1280px-meister_des_sakramentarium_gelasianum_001O God,
deliver us from earthly desires,
that no sin may reign in us,
but that we may with free spirits serve you,
our only Lord;
through Jesus Christ.

Source: Gelasian Sacramentary

Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers Ancient and Modern
by Mary Wilder Tileston, Boston, Little Brown, 1914, p. 85 #2

Graphic, Gelasian Sacramentary, from


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

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