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Devotions to the cross and passion of Jesus Christ, continued.

Prayer, Domine Ihesu Christe qui septem, continued.



... why hast thou forsaken me?' (Mark, 15:34), and asks that in time of trouble he may pray to God for help and guidance. He invokes Christ's words: 'I thirst' (John, 19:28), that is, for the salvation of the souls in hell who await Christ's coming; he asks that he may thirst to love Christ, source of the water of life and of eternal light. He invokes Christ's words; 'Father into thy hands I commend my spirit' (Luke, 23:46), and asks that at his own death he may rightfully be able to speak them and to ask Christ to watch for his coming, when his time is due. He invokes Christ's words: 'It is finished' (John, 19:30), that is, the suffering borne by Christ for us sinners is at an end; he asks that he may hear Christ's voice ...


Burnet Psalter image.  Aberdeen University Library 1998.

deus meus ut quid dereliquisti me. Fac me di\cere in omni tempore tribulacionis et angustie\ mee, Pater mi domine mi miserere michi pecca\tori adiuva me et dirige me rex meus et de\us meus qui tuo proprio sanguine me redemi\sti. Et sicut dixisti, Scicio. Scilicet salutem\ animarum sanctarum que in limbo inferni fuerunt ad\ventum tuum expectancium <expectantes>. Fac me ut ego semper\ sciciam te diligendo <diligam> fontem aque viventis fon\tem eterni luminis toto cordis desiderio <cordis>\ ad amandum. Et sicut dixisti, Pater in manus\ tuas commendo spiritum meum. Fac <me> ut in obitu\ meo perfecte et licite tibi dicere poss[u]im, In ma\nus tuas domine commendo spiritum meum. Respice <recipe>\ me venientem ad te quia nunc constituisti ul\timum tempus meum. Et sicut dixisti, Consum\matum est. Quod significat labores et dolores\ quos pro nobis miseris suscepisti <peccatoribus sustinuisti> iam finisti <finiri>. Fac ut audire merear illam dulcissimam vocem\ tuam dicentem michi, Veni amica mea <et> dilecta\ mea sponsa mea quia iam disposui peticiones\



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