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Nunc Dimittis and Prayer

now you are letting your servant depart in peace,
according to your word;
for my eyes have seen your salvation
that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, 162 more words

Christian Prayer

The Magnificat

My soul magnifies the Lord,
and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,
for he has looked on the humble estate of his servant.
For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed; 147 more words


Canticle: Great Indeed Is the Mystery of Godliness (A Song of Christ's Appearing)

The canticle Great Indeed Is the Mystery of Godliness (A Song of Christ’s Appearing) was used in the Roman Liturgy of the Hours in Evening Prayer on Transfiguration. 80 more words

Evening Prayers

We Praise You, O God

This ancient hymn and confession of faith is known as the Te Deum Laudamus.

We praise thee, O God, we acknowledge thee to be the Lord. 877 more words

4th Century

Canticle: I Will Give Thanks

The Canticle “I Will Give Thanks” (Confiteor Tibi) is taken from Isaiah 12:1-6. In the 1979 Book of Common Prayer it was called The First Song of Isaiah, 369 more words


Canticle: The Song of the Three Holy Children

The Song of the Three Holy Children or Benedicte is a canticle taken from the book of Daniel in the Apocrypha. (The Greek translation of Daniel contained material not in the original Hebrew.) In the Greek version after Daniel 3:23, the three children, Shadrach, Meshack and Abednego  recite or sing this song as they stand in the flames of Nebuchadnezzar’s fiery furnace. 355 more words