Preface 1 - Of God the Father
From the Book of Divine Worship
- The Proper: First Part - The Holy Eucharist - Rite One - Proper Prefaces of the Lord's Day
Preface of the Lord's Day
To be used on Sundays as appointed, but not on the succeeding weekdays.
It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, that we should at all times, and in all places, give thanks unto thee, O Lord, holy Father, almighty, everlasting God, creator of the light and source of life, who hast made us in thine image, and called us to new life in Jesus Christ our Lord.
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