Give Us Your Strength and Protection


Lord God, heavenly Father,
you know that we are set
in the midst of so many and great dangers,
that by reason of the frailty of our nature
we cannot always stand upright:
Grant us such strength and protection,
to support us in all danger,
and carry us through all temptations;
through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Source: Martin Luther, the German Litany, Third Collect, [Die Gebete Luthers, #5]


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

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