Tuesday, April 26, 2005

a general pleading

We sinners do beseech Thee, hear us.

That it may please Thee to defend and exalt Thy Church;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to grant to Thy Church the tranquillity of peace;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to put down the enemies of God's Holy Church;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to defend us from dangerous enemies;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to preserve Rowan, our pastor and chief priest, and the flock committed to him;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to preserve the Queen in perpetual prosperity;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to preserve all orders of the church, the clergy and laity, and the whole people;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to make us persevere in good works;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to give us celestial armour against the devil;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.That

Thy mercy and pity may keep us safe;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That Thou wouldest give us the will and the power to repent in earnest;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to give us pardon of all sins;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to g ive us right faith, firm hope, in Thy goodness, and perfect love, and constant fear of Thee;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to remove evil thoughts from us;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to pour into our souls the grace of the Holy Spirit;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to give us perpectual light;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to give us a happy end;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to bring us to everlasting joys;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

That it may please Thee to hear us;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.
Son of God;
We beseech Thee, Lord Jesus, to hear us.

O Lamb of God, That takest away the sins of the world;
Spare us.
O Lamb of God, &c.
Give us pardon.
O Lamb of God, &c.
Hear us.

Let us pray.

O Thou most clement, Who recallest the erring, Thou most mercifuly, Who despisest not sinners, we rely on Thine own promise, O Lord, that Thou wilt give pardon to the penitent. May all who seek Thee find Thee. Amen.

1 comment:

adam said...

These prayers are great. Thanks for posting them. We all need to remember these things. All the best,

Adam