Reading and Prayer – May 19

Reading: 

James 1:22-25

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror  and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.

Prayer:

Soul of Christ make me holy,

Body of Christ save me,

Blood of Christ fill me with love,

Water of the Spirit, wash me,

Passion of Christ strengthen me,

Good Jesus hear me,

Within your mercy hide me,

Never let me be parted from you,

From the evil enemy protect me,

At the hour of my death call,

And tell me to come to You,

That with your saints I may praise you,

Through all eternity,

Amen.