Make Our Consciences Quick and Tender

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.
Amen.

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

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pastorstratman

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

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