Almighty and merciful God,
of your bountiful goodness keep us from all things that may hurt us,
that we, being ready in both body and soul,
may cheerfully accomplish those things you command;
through Jesus Christ our Savior. Amen.
(THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, U.S.A., 20TH CENT., ALT.)
Copyright: Alt from The Book of Common Prayer, (The Episcopal Church, 1928) p. 217. Public Domain.