Prayer for protection (Baillie)

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John Baillie, 1886-1960

O God, who has been the refuge of my fathers through many generations, be my refuge today in every time and circumstance of need. Be my guide through all that is dark and doubtful. Be my guard against all that threatens my spirit’s welfare. Be my strength in time of testing. Gladden my heart with thy peace; through Jesus Christ my Lord.

The Oxford Book of Prayer, ed. Appleton, p. 123