For Your Peace

O Lord,
let your tranquility dwell among us,
and let your peace remain in our hearts.
May our voices proclaim your truth,
and may your cross be the guardian of our souls.
O Lord,
make us bold, make us worthy
to offer to you pure and holy prayer;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Source: Liturgy of the Nestorians, fifth century

Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers of the Early Church, edited by J. Manning Potts, 1953


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

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