Alleluia! Christ is risen indeed.
O come, let us worship. Alleluia!
- In you, O Lord, I seek refuge;
do not let me ever be put to shame;
in your righteousness deliver me.
- Incline your ear to me;
rescue me speedily.
Be a rock of refuge for me,
a strong fortress to save me.
- You are indeed my rock and my fortress;
for your name’s sake lead me and guide me,
- take me out of the net that is hidden for me,
for you are my refuge.
- Into your hand I commit my spirit;
you have redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God.
- Let your face shine upon your servant;
save me in your steadfast love.
The Armour of God
grant us your wisdom and favour,
give us the grace to cast off the works of darkness
and put on the full armour of God,
now in the time of this mortal life,
Place on us the belt of truth, because you are the way,
and the truth and the life,
the breastplate of righteousness,
because we have no righteousness of our own,
but you became our righteousness on the cross.
Place on us shoes of the Gospel of peace
that we miss no opportunity to share your love with others.
Put on us the shield of faith,
that the fiery darts of the enemy do not harm us in any way.
Put on us the helmet of salvation,
that our minds be protected and renewed daily in You.
Put on us the sword of the Spirit,
which is the word of God;
and may the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
the Love of God
and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit
be with us all for ever more.