MATINS - Midnight Prayer


Psalm 125

  1. Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion:
    which cannot be shaken but stands forever.
  2. As the hills enfold Jerusalem:
    so you enfold your people O Lord, now and forever.
  3. The sceptre of the wicked shall not hold sway
    over land assigned to the just:
    lest the just should put out their hand to do evil.
  4. Do good O Lord to those who are good:
    to those who are upright in heart.
  5. As for those who turn aside into crooked ways,
    the Lord shall lead them away with evil-doers:
    but upon Israel there shall be peace.


God, ever present, inescapable,
you called Dunstan to build up the church
and restore the monasteries;
you gave him grace when he sang at the altar
to be like one who talked to you face to face;
send us, we pray, more like him.


Thank Him for 3 things that happened today (Good or Not!)


Our Father,
hallowed be your name,
on earth as in heaven.

God our judge and our companion,
we thank you for the good we did this day
and for all that has given us joy.
Everything we offer as our humble service.
Bless those with whom we have worked,
and those who are our concern.

The Blessing

May the risen Christ grant us the joy of eternal life.

Let us bless the Lord. Alleluia! Alleluia!
Thanks be to God. Alleluia! Alleluia!