O Lord, since I am Thy servant
and the son of Thy handmaid,
I renounce the devil
and all his works and pomps;
all the vanity of this wicked world,
and all the sinful lusts of the flesh.
Thou alone art the God
of my heart;
Thou, O God, art my portion for ever.
Thou art the portion of my inheritance
and and of my cup.
Thou art He that will
restore my inheritance unto me.
Do Thou therefore take for Thine own all the powers of my
and my will
all that I am,
and all that I have,
Thou hast bestowed upon me:
therefore I give back all to Thee,
and surrender it to be wholly governed
by Thy sovereign will.
Grant me by grace
to love Thee alone,
and I am rich enough and ask no more.
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