Make our consciences quick and tender, O Lord,
that understanding we may obey your every word,
and discerning we may follow every suggestion
of your indwelling Spirit.
Speak Lord, for your servant is listening.
Source: Christina G. Rosetti
Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers Ancient and Modern
by Mary Wilder Tileston, Boston, Little Brown, 1914, p. 5 #2
“Speak Lord, for your servant is listening” is a reference to 1 Samuel 3:9