Prayer Against Bad Thoughts
O Lord my God, be not far from me. O my God, hasten to help me, for varied
thoughts and great fears have risen up within me, afflicting my soul. How
shall I escape them unharmed? How shall I dispel them?
"I will go before you," says the Lord, "and will humble the great ones of
earth. I will open the doors of the prison, and will reveal to you hidden
Do as You say, Lord, and let all evil thoughts fly from Your face. This is
my hope and my only comfort -- to fly to You in all tribulation, to
confide in You, and to call on You from the depths of my heart and to
await patiently for Your consolation.