Prayer

For the Church Year – Trinity Sunday

Great triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, our Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier, with reverent awe and adoration I join the Church in the song of the angels:  “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of Sabaoth.  Heaven and earth are full of Your glory!  Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!”  I praise You as the source of all blessings.  In You we live and move and have our being.  You have provided a sacrifice for all our sins and opened again for us the gates of paradise, which were closed to us on account of our transgressions.  Through Your loving-kindness, I have not been left in the ruins of my sin; You have saved me by Your Word, washed me clean in Holy Baptism, and declared that I am a child of Your grace.  And though I walk the way of Your commandments with halting steps, You daily forgive all my sins.  With a grateful heart I look to You, saying:  “Abba, Father.”  Heavenly Lord, who is one in three, grant that I may ever and always accept the mysteries of Your enerring Word, the blessings that continually come to me and all believers through the means of grace, and the privilege of my membership in the body of Christ–the Church.  Give to me the joy and courage to use the talents entrusted to me as I serve my neighbor and fulfill my duty to those who depend on me.  I ask this in the name of Jesus, the Author and Finisher of my faith.  Amen.  (90)