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" O Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills and affections of sinful men; Grant unto thy people, that they may love the thing which thou commandest, and desire that which thou dost promise; that so, among the sundry and manifold changes of... "
The Thirty-nine articles of the Church of England illustrated by ... - Page 117
by Church of England articles - 1821
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The Persistence of Purgatory

Richard K. Fenn - Religion - 1995 - 209 pages
...heard, especially in his adulthood, in virtually any Anglican parish. Take, for example, the following: O Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills...to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen. (The Collect for the Fourth Sunday After Easter, Book of Common Prayer, in Shepherd 1950:I74) This...
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The Collects of Thomas Cranmer

Church of England, Thomas Cranmer - Religion - 1999 - 119 pages
...of steel. THE COLLECT lmighty God, which dost make the minds of all faithful men to be of one will; grant unto thy people, that they may love the thing,...commandest, and desire, that which thou dost promise; that among the sundry and manifold changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed, where true...
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Evil and Christian Ethics

Gordon Graham - Religion - 2001 - 241 pages
...all and controls all. There is one of Cranmer's inimitable prayers which expresses just this thought. Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills...desire that which thou dost promise; that so, among the great and many changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed, where true joys are to be...
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English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

Gordon Mursell - Religion - 2001 - 580 pages
...devotion . . . but the 'so loving what God has commanded, and desiring what he has promised, as that, among the sundry and manifold changes of the world,...there be fixed, where true joys are to be found?' v And what God has commanded is the love of God and neighbour.''44 More is usually regarded as conservative;...
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Presence and Prophecy: A Heart for Mission in Theological Education

Church of England. Mission Theological Advisory Group - Religion - 2002 - 242 pages
...might the Gentiles have expected to hear Jesus say or see him do? chapter 10 mission and worship 0 Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills...to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (The Book of Common Prayer, Collect for the Fourth Sunday after Easter) Our next exploration led us...
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A Barclay Prayer Book

William Barclay - Religion - 2003 - 352 pages
...to which we belong, and the Master whom we ought to serve; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 77 O Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills...men: Grant unto thy people, that they may love the things which thou commandest, and desire that which thou dost promise; that so, among the sundry and...
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Eight Theories of Ethics

Gordon Graham, Henry Luce III Professor of Philosophy and the Arts Gordon Graham - Philosophy - 2004 - 221 pages
...follows 'the straight path'. It is also a religious aspiration expressed in this old Christian prayer. Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills...desire that which thou dost promise; that so, among the great and many changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed, where true joys are to be...
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The Collected Poems and Journals of Mary Tighe

Mary Tighe - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 345 pages
...century. 66. See the collect for the fourth Sunday after Easter in the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. "Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills...there be fixed, where true joys are to be found." 67. See Matthew 18. 12: "How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray,...
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Praises, Prayers, and Curses: Conversations with the Psalms

Richard H. Schmidt - Bible - 2005 - 312 pages
...ca57.7 My heart is firmly fixed, O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and make melody. "Grant that among the sundry and manifold changes of the world,...surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found." So prayed Archbishop Cranmer in one of his most famous collects. Some hearts don't seem fixed anywhere....
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A Way of Living: A Worship, Prayer and Liturgy Resource for the Lindisfarne ...

Andrew Fitz-Gibbon - Religion - 2006 - 530 pages
...people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there...true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Savior, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. Palm Sunday...
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