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Perfect Words for the Contrite Heart

For the following part of his Book of Common Prayer, [Thomas] Cranmer drew on a number of medieval sources and yet composed something greater than their sum. The introduction was said by the priest, the prayer by the "whole congregation--kneeling."

Dearly beloved brethren, the Scripture moveth us in sundry places ...

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