Strengthen me, Lord, with your spirit and your might, and give me a strong, firm faith, so I might say to you: My confidence, my God in whom I hope to save me. Let your wisdom be my shield.
O Lord, help me, for I desire you. Protect me, for I acknowledge your name. O Lord, I call on you, so hear me. Be with me in trouble, rescue me with your almighty hand, and show me eternal salvation in Jesus Christ, our dear Savior. Amen.
(from Amish Prayers, compiled by Beverly Lewis, page 35)
“Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord, do not abandon those who search for you.” (Psalm 9:10, NLT)