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

Prayer, Da michi queso, continued.



The author asks that he may be endowed with faith in his heart and the helmet of salvation on his head; with the word of truth in his mouth and the sign of the cross on his forehead; with love of God and his fellow-man in his breast and the girdle of chastity around him; with honesty in his deeds and gravity in his manner; with a longing for eternal life and the capacity to persevere in good works until his end.


Burnet Psalter image.  Aberdeen University Library 1998.

cione virtutem et graciam tuam. Da michi domine de prete\ritis malis veniam, de presentibus protectionem,\ de futuris largiri digneris custodiam. Fiat michi\ queso firma fides in corde, galea salutis in ca\pite, verbum veritatis in ore, signum sancte crucis in\ fronte, dilectio dei et proximi in pectore, precinctio\ castitatis in circuitu honestas in accione, so\brietas in affectu, sanitas in consciencia, a\mor in desiderium vite eterne, perseverancia bo\ni operis usque in finem. Per te Ihesu Christe salvator\ mundi. Qui cum patre et spiritu sancto vivis et regnas.\

The passion of our lord Jesus Christ according to John.

Passio domini nostri Ihesu Christi. Secundum Iohannem.\

Narrative of Christ's passion based on John, 19:1-36 and Matthew, 27:30, 34 (see HE, p 123).

In illo tempore apprehendit Pilatus Ihesum et flagellavit\ eum et milites plectentes coronam de spinis et im\posuerunt super caput eius et veste purpurea cir\cumdederunt eum. Et veniebant ad eum ac illude\bant ei dicentes, Ave rex Iudeorum. Et dabant ei ala\pas et expuerunt in eum. Et acceperunt arundi\nem et percuciebant caput eius. Susceperunt au\tem milites Ihesum et baiulabant sibi crucem et ex\ierunt in illum locum qui dicitur Calvarie locus et\



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