All the Weapons of the Kingdom

August 18, 2014

Merciful God,

Giver of all joy, salvation and freedom:

Be our refuge and shelter, keeping
The deeds of the Adversary at bay
And arming us with all the
Weapons of the Kingdom:
Love, joy, peace,
Patience, selflessness, neighborliness,
Hospitality, turning-the-other-cheek,
Forgiveness, mercy, service, grace,
And hope.

With these the Kingdom will
Never be defeated, but
Death and sin will.




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Thomas Turner has been blogging on Everyday Liturgy for the past six years. He enjoys reading, writing, cooking and gardening.

One response to All the Weapons of the Kingdom

  1. Thank you, Thomas, for sharing this. I am up early because I can’t sleep. I am facing a day that is terrifying. Just surfing some of my “favorite” links and happened across this prayer. I am arming myself with the words and hanging on to hope as best I can. Blessings to you.