A Collect to Pass Beyond Trial

Shield of the weak, who cares for his people with great love, be with us when we face trials of many kinds, that we would always have a hand to hold on to as we pass through fire and torrent and would not be overwhelmed by all that we endure, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who bore our frail nature and ascended to you in the Holy Spirit. Amen. ‘When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.’ – Isa. 43:2