For The Seven Gifts Of The Spirit
Lord Jesus, as God's Spirit came down and rested upon you, may the same Spirit rest
upon us, bestowing his sevenfold gifts.
- First, grant us the gift of understanding, by which your precepts may enlighten
Second, grant us counsel, by which we may follow in your foot-steps on the path of
Third, grant us courage, by which we may ward off the Enemy's attacks.
Fourth, grant us knowledge, by which we can distinguish good from evil.
Fifth, grant us piety, by which we may acquire compassionate hearts.
Sixth, grant us fear, by which we may draw back from evil and submit to what is
Seventh, grant us wisdom, that we may taste fully the life-giving sweetness of your
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