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Akathist to Jesus Christ

An akathist is an Eastern Orthodox form of prayer. This is as close as I can get to the proper form.

Holy God
Holy and mighty
Holy and immortal
Have mercy upon me.

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
To let me serve thee faithfully;
Help me always to obey
In every way, on every day.

     Thou teacher of the Truth of God,
     Thou Wisdom from on high;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory, in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
To help me in my ministry;
Put this always in my mind
I must be patient, wise, and kind.

     Thou helper of the destitute,
     Thou healer of the lame;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
To send the Holy Ghost to me;
Let Him give me every gift
That others’ burdens I may lift.

     Thou giver of all perfect gifts,
     Thou source of all that’s good;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
To grant me thy serenity;
Rebuke the demon of the air
Who frightens me with deep despair.

     Thou pilot of the universe,
     Thou author of all peace;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
To grant me pleasant company;
Save me from despair and fear
That life’s alone and death is near.

     Thou victor over every foe,
     Thou conqueror of death;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
To free me from futility;
Keep me clear in heart and mind
That peace and friendship I may find.

     Thou giver of thy perfect peace,
     Thou balm to troubled minds;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
From loneliness to rescue me;
Let me find a faithful friend
Who’ll stay with me until the end.

     Thou art a friend to friendless men
     Thou lovest every soul
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
To make my blindness flee from me;
Give me sight that I might see
What other people seek from me.

     Thou art the light of all the world,
     Thou healer of the blind;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
When I’m embattled, let me see;
That every loss and every pain
Just brings me growth and brings thee gain.

     Thou art the lamp unto my feet,
     Thou art my perfect guide;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
Whate’er my path through life may be;
Keep my feet upon the way
That leads me to eternal day.

     Thou art the way, the truth, the life,
     Thou art the living door;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
To heal me of infirmity;
For thy service keep me fit
That I may serve and never quit.

     Thou helper of the suffering,
     Thou healer of the sick;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity

Lord Jesus Christ I pray to thee
To keep me from all evil free;
Guide me back and take me in
Whene’er I find myself in sin.

     Thou friend of sinners on the cross,
     Thou victim, priest, and king;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
Equip me, Holy Trinity;
That everything that I might do
Will aim at serving only you.

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee
To let me serve thee faithfully;
Help me always to obey
In every way, on every day.

     Thou teacher of the Truth of God,
     Thou Wisdom from on high;
     Glory, Word of God, to thee!
     Glory, in eternity!

Lord Jesus Christ, I pray to thee,
     Who hears the prayers of sinners;
Let all my prayers come unto thee:
     Grant me sight to see thy ways
     Make me wise for all my days
     Give me strength to follow you
     Grant me love for all I see—
          All who seek thy life, and death, and life again:
          All who seek thy face.
I pray this, Jesus, in thy holy Name:
     Glory, Father, unto thee!
     Glory, Jesus, unto thee!
     Glory, Spirit, unto thee!
     Glory, God the One in Three!