Celtic Evening Prayer Christine Sine Music by Jeff Johnson
<ul><li>O Lord we come to the end of a busy day, </li></ul><ul><li>As night falls we place ourselves in your hands, </li><...
<ul><li>Lord you are our strength & our rock  </li></ul><ul><li>You are our fortress & our deliverer </li></ul><ul><li>God...
<ul><li>God we praise you because you are always counselling us </li></ul><ul><li>Even when we are asleep you continue to ...
 
<ul><li>As this candle lights the darkness </li></ul><ul><li>May your presence light our lives </li></ul><ul><li>As its fl...
<ul><li>Christ, as a light illumine & guide us. </li></ul><ul><li>Christ as a shield overshadow & cover us. </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>The Lord will protect his people </li></ul><ul><li>I look to the hills?  Where will I find help? </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>I pray that according to the riches of his glory, he may grant that you will be strengthened in your inner being w...
<ul><li>Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, </li></ul><ul><li>Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth...
<ul><li>God we commit our bodies, our souls and our spirits into your keeping this night  </li></ul><ul><li>Lord keep us s...
<ul><li>The God of life with guarding hold you; </li></ul><ul><li>The loving Christ with guarding fold you; </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>God shield us this night; </li></ul><ul><li>God fill us with peace </li></ul><ul><li>God keep us in safety </li></...
<ul><li>The peace of the Creator of joy be yours </li></ul><ul><li>The peace of the Christ of hope be yours </li></ul><ul>...
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Evening Prayer

  1. 1. Celtic Evening Prayer Christine Sine Music by Jeff Johnson
  2. 2. <ul><li>O Lord we come to the end of a busy day, </li></ul><ul><li>As night falls we place ourselves in your hands, </li></ul><ul><li>We find rest in you alone, </li></ul><ul><li>Our hope comes from you </li></ul><ul><li>Our hope is in the name of the God of life </li></ul><ul><li>Our hope is in the name of the Christ of love </li></ul><ul><li>Our hope is in the name of the Spirit of truth </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Lord you are our strength & our rock </li></ul><ul><li>You are our fortress & our deliverer </li></ul><ul><li>God you are the One in whom we take refuge this night </li></ul><ul><li>God we have set you always before us </li></ul><ul><li>Because you are at our right hand we will not be shaken </li></ul><ul><li>God you are the One in whom we take refuge this night </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>God we praise you because you are always counselling us </li></ul><ul><li>Even when we are asleep you continue to instruct us </li></ul><ul><li>God you are the One in whom we take refuge this night </li></ul><ul><li>(Silence for lighting of candle) </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>As this candle lights the darkness </li></ul><ul><li>May your presence light our lives </li></ul><ul><li>As its flame burns bright before us </li></ul><ul><li>May your spirit burn bright within us </li></ul><ul><li>As its warm glow surrounds us </li></ul><ul><li>May the warmth of your love be with us </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Christ, as a light illumine & guide us. </li></ul><ul><li>Christ as a shield overshadow & cover us. </li></ul><ul><li>Christ be under us, Christ be over us. </li></ul><ul><li>Christ be beside us, on left & on right. </li></ul><ul><li>Christ be before us, Christ be behind us. </li></ul><ul><li>Christ be within us, Christ be without us. </li></ul><ul><li>Christ as a light, illumine & guide us. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>The Lord will protect his people </li></ul><ul><li>I look to the hills? Where will I find help? </li></ul><ul><li>It will come from the Lord </li></ul><ul><li>Who created the heavens and the earth </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord is your protection </li></ul><ul><li>And he won’t let you sleep or let you stumble </li></ul><ul><li>The protector of Israel doesn’t doze or ever get drowsy </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord is your protector, </li></ul><ul><li>There at your right side to shade you from the sun </li></ul><ul><li>You won’t be harmed by the sun during the day </li></ul><ul><li>Or by the moon at night. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord will protect you </li></ul><ul><li>And keep you safe from all dangers. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord will protect you now and always </li></ul><ul><li>Wherever you go </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord will protect his people </li></ul><ul><li>  Psalm 121 (Contemporary English Version) </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>I pray that according to the riches of his glory, he may grant that you will be strengthened in your inner being with power through his Spirit, </li></ul><ul><li>And that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith, as you are being rooted and grounded in love. </li></ul><ul><li>I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, </li></ul><ul><li>And to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. </li></ul><ul><li>Ephesians 3: 16-19 </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, </li></ul><ul><li>Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. </li></ul><ul><li>Give us this day our daily bread & forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. </li></ul><ul><li>Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. </li></ul><ul><li>For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever and ever, </li></ul><ul><li>Amen </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>God we commit our bodies, our souls and our spirits into your keeping this night </li></ul><ul><li>Lord keep us safe and protect us forever. </li></ul><ul><li>With all the hosts of heaven we place ourselves under your guarding this night O Christ. May your Cross shield us from harm and protect us as we sleep </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>The God of life with guarding hold you; </li></ul><ul><li>The loving Christ with guarding fold you; </li></ul><ul><li>The Holy Spirit, guarding mould you; </li></ul><ul><li>Each night of life to aid, enfold you; </li></ul><ul><li>Each day and night of life uphold you. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>God shield us this night; </li></ul><ul><li>God fill us with peace </li></ul><ul><li>God keep us in safety </li></ul><ul><li>God watch over our rest </li></ul><ul><li>God bring us this night </li></ul><ul><li>To the nearness of your love </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>The peace of the Creator of joy be yours </li></ul><ul><li>The peace of the Christ of hope be yours </li></ul><ul><li>The peace of the Spirit of grace be yours </li></ul><ul><li>The peace of all peace be yours this night </li></ul><ul><li>In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Amen </li></ul>

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