Teach Us Your Will

Lord God Almighty,
your eternal counsel orders all things,
and you have ordained your gracious purposes
for the lives of everyone.
Teach us to understand,
and with glad heart to obey,
your will for us;
knowing that without you
there can be no eternal success,
and with you no failure;
for your name’s sake.

Source: Modified from Eric Milner-White (1884-1963) in Daily Prayer.

Original in traditional English:

Lord God Almighty, whose eternal counsel ordereth all things, who hast ordained thy gracious purposes in the life of every man: Teach us to understand, and with glad heart to obey, thy will concerning us; knowing that without thee there can be at the last no success, and with thee no failure; for thy Name’s sake.

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pastorstratman

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

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