O Lord God and Heavenly Father, bestow upon us the gift of Your Holy Spirit, that enlightened by Him, we may understand aright and may keep in mind all that we may learn, and may both begin and end all things well, to Thy glory, and in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.
Incomprehensible Creator, the true Fountain of light and only Author of all knowledge: deign, we beseech Thee, to enlighten our understanding, and to remove from us all darkness of sin and ignorance. Thou, who make eloquent the tongues of those who lack speech, direct our tongues, and pour on our lips the grace of thy blessing. Give us a diligent and obedient spirit, quickness of comprehension, capacity of retaining, and the powerful assistance of Thy holy grace; that what we hear or learn we may apply to Thy honor and the eternal salvation of our own souls.
O King of glory, Lord of hosts, who triumphantly ascended into heaven, leave us not as orphans, but send us the Promised of the Father, the Spirit of Truth. We implore You, O Lord, that the Holy Spirit, the Counsellor Who proceeds from You, may enlighten our souls, and infuse into them all truth, as Your Son has promised. O God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, grant us according to the riches of Your glory, that Christ, by faith, may dwell in our hearts, and that we may acknowledge the love of Christ, surpassing all knowledge. Through the same Christ our Lord.
Creator of all things, true source of light and wisdom,-origin of all being,-graciously let ray of your light penetrate-the darkness of my understanding.-Take from me the double darkness-in which I have been born,-an obscurity of sin and ignorance.-Give me a keen understanding,-a retentive memory, an-the ability to grasp things correctly and fundamentally.-Grant me the talent of being exact-in my explanations and the ability to express myself -with thoroughness and charm. -Point out the beginning,-direct the progress,-and help in the completion.
Compare and Contrasta Theme from "Lord of the Flies" and "The Beach" Lord of the Flies by William Golding and The Beach by Alex Garland both encompass a wide array of interesting themes. However, of all those themes, one definitely stands out: the authors illustrate how humans, when forced to survive on their own, revert back to their basic animal instincts. They show how human beings do all kinds ...
I ask this through Christ our Lord.