Our Morning Offering – 3 July
The Twenty-Four Hour Prayer
By St John Chrysostum (347-407)
Doctor of the Church
 O Lord, deprive me not of Your heavenly blessings.
 O Lord, deliver me from eternal torment.
 O Lord, if I have sinned in my mind or thought, in word or deed, forgive me.
 O Lord, deliver me from every ignorance and heedlessness, from pettiness of the soul and stony hardness of heart.
 O Lord, deliver me from every temptation.
 O Lord, enlighten my heart darkened by evil desires.
 O Lord, I, being a human being, have sinned; You, being God, forgive me in Your loving kindness, for You know the weakness of my soul.
 O Lord, send down Your grace to help me, that I may glorify Your holy Name.
 O Lord Jesus Christ, inscribe me, Your servant, in the Book of Life and grant me a blessed end.
 O Lord my God, even if I have done nothing good in Your sight, yet grant me, according to Your grace, that I may make a start in doing good.
 O Lord, sprinkle on my heart the dew of Your grace.
 O Lord of heaven and earth remember me, Your sinful servant, cold of heart and impure, in Your kingdom.
 O Lord, receive me in repentance.
 O Lord, leave me not.
 O Lord, save me from temptation.
 O Lord, grant me pure thoughts.
 O Lord, grant me tears of repentance, remembrance of death and the sense of peace.
 O Lord, grant me mindfulness to confess my sins.
 O Lord, grant me humility, charity and obedience.
 O Lord, grant me magnanimity, and gentleness.
 O Lord, implant in me the root of all blessings, the fear of You in my heart.
 O Lord, vouchsafe that I may love You with all my heart and soul and that I may obey in all things Your will.
 O Lord, shield me form evil persons and devils and passions, and all other lawless matters.
 O Lord, who knows Your creation and that which You have willed for it, may Your will also be fulfilled in me, a sinner, for You are blessed forevermore. Amen.ou are blessed forevermore. Amen.