Friday, January 27, 2017

A Litany for Life

Lord, have mercy,
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy,
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy,
Lord, have mercy.

You breathed life into Adam,
Lord, you give us life!

You formed Eve from flesh,
Lord, you give us life!

You heard the cry of innocent blood,
Lord, you give us life!

You spared the life of Cain,
Lord, you give us life!

You saved Noah from the flood,
Lord, you give us life!

You filled Sarah's barren womb,
Lord, you give us life!

You gave Abraham a son,
Lord, you give us life!

You preserved the life of Jacob,
Lord, you give us life!

You punished those who took life,
Lord, you give us life!

You place before us life and death,
Lord, you give us life!

You restore lost life,
Lord, you give us life!

You nourish the aged and weak,
Lord, you give us life!

You delivered Saul from David,
Lord, you give us life!

You redeemed the life of David,
Lord, you give us life!

You gave Solomon length of days,
Lord, you give us life!

You raised the child by Elijah's cry,
Lord, you give us life!

You are the Life that is the light of men,
Lord, you give us life!

You are the bread of Life,
Lord, you give us life!

You have the words of eternal life,
Lord, you give us life!

You are the resurrection and the life,
Lord, you give us life!

You are the Way, the Truth, and the Life,
R. Lord, you give us life!

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