Can You Finish These Common Prayers?

Heather Cahill

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About This Quiz

"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the word was God," is a sentence you might have heard from the Book of John. In this quiz, you'll dive deeper into the Word of God through prayers to Him. If you attend church or even talk to God on a daily basis, this is the quiz for you!

Do you know what the end of this prayer is: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can’t change, the courage to change the things I can, __________"? What about the prayer: "Blessed art thou among women, ______________."? If those are too easy, finish this prayer: "He has mercy on those who fear Him _________________." There are so many prayers for many different purposes, it can be hard to remember them all!

Do you know Pope Benedict XVI's prayer to the Virgin Mary? What about the "Glory Be" prayer to the Holy Trinity? What about Mother Teresa's famous "Do It Anyway" prayer? If you know these, then tell us the "Come Holy Spirit" prayer!

If you've studied up on the Word of God, then this is your time to shine. Think you're an expert on all the most popular prayers? Make the Father proud with a great score on this quiz!

What comes next in this prayer? "In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the _________."

This line is part of the "Sign of the Cross" prayer. You might remember the hand gesture that is paired with this prayer that you may see many priests do when reciting it.

What comes next in this prayer? "Our father, who art in heaven, ____________."

These lines are from the "Lord's Prayer" which came from the Book of Matthew as well as the Book of Luke.

What is missing from this prayer? "This we pray through __________________."

This line is from a prayer by Pope Benedict XVI. It's a prayer that speaks to the Father as well as the Virgin Mary who is referred to as the "Queen of Apostles."

What is missing from this prayer? "I will fear no evil, ______________."

These lines are from the "Twenty-Third Psalm." You might remember this prayer better as "The Lord is my Shepherd," as that is one of its most famous lines!

What word is missing from this prayer? “Help us to realize that _______________ was created to shine like the stars and live on through all eternity.”

This line is from the prayer “Prayer for the Church” from the famous activist Martin Luther King Jr. His prayer placed importance on acceptance and love for everyone on the planet.

What is the beginning of this prayer? "_____________________; the third day He rose again from the dead."

This line is from the "Apostle's Creed," which speaks about Christ's descent into hell. After His descent, He is then resurrected on the third day, according to the prayer.

What is missing from this prayer? "He ascended into heaven and sittith at the ________________."

This line is from the prayer "Apostles Creed" which is one of two prayers that include this line. The other is the "Nicene Creed" which is all about saving faith.

What comes next in this prayer? "Blessed art thou among women, ______________."

This line is from the "Hail Mary," which is used to pray to the Virgin Mary. This line speaks about what the Virgin Mary means to women as well as the holiness that she was able to achieve.

What comes next in this prayer? “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can’t change, courage to change the things I can, ___________________________.”

This line is from the prayer known as “The Serenity Prayer.” This prayer became popular after it was written in the early 1900s by a political commentator.

What is missing from this prayer? "To light and guard, ____________."

This line is from a prayer that is prayed to your guardian angel. You may remember that the prayer starts off addressing the "Angel of God," which is another way to say, guardian angel.

What is missing from this prayer? "May God rebuke him, ________________."

You may recognize this line from the "Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel." Did you know that this prayer has roots in a prayer for exorcism?

What is missing from this prayer? "He has mercy on those who fear Him _________________."

These lines are from a prayer that is known by a variety of different names, including "The Magnificat" and the "Canticle of Mary." You may also recall part of the prayer from the Book of Luke, which contains some of its text.

What is missing from this prayer? "The Angel of the Lord declared to Mary: _______________________."

These lines are from "The Angelus." The prayer is about angels as well as the Virgin Mary, both of whom are mentioned throughout.

What comes next in this prayer? "As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, __________."

These lines are from the "Glory Be" prayer. This means that the glory will always be with the Holy Trinity, no matter the amount of time that goes by. It was before, and it always will be for the rest of time.

What is missing from this prayer? "Hail, holy Queen, ______________."

These lines are from "Hail Holy Queen," which is also a hymn. Did you know that the prayer is commonly paired with the rosary prayer?

What comes next in this prayer? “God’s might to conform me, God’s wisdom to _______________.”

This line is from the prayer titled, “St. Patrick Breastplate,” which is quite lengthy. This prayer is used to ask God for all of His protection in our lives to make them as smooth as possible.

What is missing from this prayer? "Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. ________________."

These lines are from the prayer, "Litany of Mary." This prayer is very repetitive, but also very important. It speaks to many Christian figures, including the Holy Trinity and, of course, the Virgin Mary.

Which line comes next in this prayer? “Convict us of _______.”

This is a prayer that was written by Billy Graham. It was called “Prayer for our Nation,” and its purpose was to help make life in America better.

What is missing from this prayer? "I love my neighbor as myself for _____________."

These lines are from the prayer, "Act of Love," and as the name implies, it's all about love. It's also all about forgiveness and righting any wrongs you may have done to others.

What is missing from this prayer? "May God hold you in ___________."

This line is from an old Irish prayer that was used as a blessing. The blessing wishes many different amazing things on the person it is spoken to.

What is missing from this prayer? "O Holy Saint Anthony, _________________"

This line is from the prayer, "Unfailing Prayer to St. Anthony." The prayer asks St. Anthony to deliver a message to Jesus from the speaker.

What comes next in this prayer? "Fill our lives with wonder and awe in your presence ___________."

This is a prayer from "Prayer to the Holy Spirit." As the name suggests, the entire passage is dedicated to the Holy Spirit to bring all of us light and love, as well as a happy life.

What comes next in this prayer? "Send forth your spirit and they ______________."

This is a line from another prayer to the Holy Spirit, "Come Holy Spirit." Again, it asks the Holy Spirit to make sure that everyone feels safe and loved by Him.

What comes next in this prayer? “Passion of Christ, _________________.”

This line is from the prayer, “Anima Christi,” which is most commonly said after mass. Did you know that this prayer originated in medieval times as a song of the same name?

What comes next in this prayer? “Oh Lord, please light the fire, that once burned ________________”

This line is from a prayer by Keith Green, which was also a song. Green was a man of faith and a musician who was famous for his songwriting​ that related to Christianity.

What comes next in this prayer? “What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. _________________.”

This is a line from the famous “Do It Anyway” prayer by Mother Teresa. It proves the importance of your relationship with God and yourself, showing that you should lead the life you want to live while being who you are.

What comes next in this prayer? “And it is in dying that we are born to ______________.”

This prayer is from the “Prayer of St. Francis” which asks for peace from God. The prayer has also been used in musical form as a hymn.

What is missing from this prayer? "I firmly intend, with Your help, to do penance, to sin no more, ____________________."

These are lines from the "Act of Contrition" which is all about confessing any sins that have been committed. It is giving a promise to God that you will be better and do better.

What word is missing from this prayer? “In my unloveliness I plunged into the _________ things which you created.”

This line is from one of the two prayers to St. Augustine. You may know St. Augustine as a prominent figure in Christianity for his influential writing after becoming a Christian.

What word comes next in this prayer? “You have given all to me, to you Lord, _________________.”

This line is from the “Prayer of St. Ignatius of Loyola.” The prayer is very simple, asking God for love and nothing else.

What comes next in this prayer? “So that I can remember You, think of You, ________________.”

This line is from the “Prayer of St. Anselm.” St. Anselm, like St. Augustine, was known for the many prayers he wrote over his lifetime. Did you know that he lived in the 1100s?

What comes next in this prayer? “To thee we come, before thee we stand, _____________________.”

This line is from the prayer, “Memorare,” which is another prayer to the Virgin Mary. It was a prayer that Father Claude Bernard held dear to his heart and taught after his father taught it to him.

Which word is missing from this prayer? “Lord, open the King of England’s _____.”

This line is from “Prayer for the King of England” which was uttered by William Tyndale before his execution. Though he never knew it, his prayer came true as the King of England finally allowed the translation of the Bible to English years later.

What comes next in this prayer? “Don’t focus on this people’s stubbornness, ___________________.”

This line is from a prayer said by Moses in the Bible, known as “Moses’ Intercessory Prayer.” The meaning of his prayer was to save Israel from God’s punishment for their sins. It ultimately worked out in his favor.

What word is missing in this prayer? “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of ________.”

This line is from a famous prayer spoken by Jesus before his crucifixion. At the time, he was surrounded by his disciples but he knew that his end was near.

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