Lord Guide Us to You
by Alfred the Great, 9th century
Lord God Almighty, shaper and ruler of all creatures, we pray for your great mercy, that you guide us better than we have done, towards you. And guide us to your will, to the need of our soul, better than we can ourselves. And steadfast our mind towards your will and to our soul's need. And strengthen us against the temptations of the devil, and put far from us all lust, and every
unrighteousness, and shield us against our foes, seen and unseen. And teach us to do your will, that we may inwardly love you before all things, with a pure mind. For you are our maker and our redeemer, our help, our comfort, our trust, our hope; praise and glory be to you now, ever and ever, world without end.
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