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"Give me Peace"

 

"The collect for peace" as usd in Morning prayer.

An ancient prayer used since at least 590AD

 

Stuggling with busyness?

Afficted by doubts?

Attacked by temptations?

Misunderstood by others?

Weary in welldoing?

You could learn some lines of the prayer below to repeat to yourself as needed.

 


O God, the author of peace

and lover of concord,

to know you is eternal life,

to serve you is perfect freedom:

defend us your servants

from all assaults of our enemies,

that we may trust in your defence

and not fear the power of any adversaries;

through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 


For futher study:

 

"The Author of Peace"

1 Corinthians 14v33

2 Thessalonians 3v16

 

"Corcord" (Harmony)

Psalm 133v1

Romans 12v16

 

"Eternal life"

John 3v15

John 10v28

John 14v3

 

"Service/freedom"

Matthew 11v28-30

John 8v36

Romans 6v22

 

"Assalts"

Psalm 59v1

Psalm 27v2-3

 

(Photo: La Manga del Mar, Spain)