I bind to myself today The strong Name of the Trinity, By invocation of the same, The Three in One and One in Three. . The virtue of the Incarnation of Christ with His Baptism, The virtue of His crucifixion with His burial, The virtue of His Resurrection with His Ascension, The virtue of His coming on the Judgment Day. . I bind to myself today The virtue of the love of seraphim, In the obedience of angels, In the hope of resurrection unto reward, In prayers of Patriarchs, In predictions of Prophets, In preaching of Apostles, In deeds of the righteous. . I bind to myself today The power of Heaven, The light of the sun, The brightness of the moon, The splendor of fire, The flashing of lightning, The swiftness of wind, The depth of sea. . I bind to myself today God’s Power to guide me, God’s Might to uphold me, God’s Wisdom to teach me, God’s Eye to watch over me, God’s Ear to hear me, God’s Word to give me speech, God’s Hand to guide me, God’s Way to lie before me, God’s Shield to shelter me, God’s Host to secure me, . Against the snares of demons, Against the seductions of vices, Against the lusts that war within, Against everyone who intends injury to me, Whether far or near, Whether few or with many. In every place and in all hours, Against their fierce hostility, I bind to me these holy powers. . Against all Satan’s spells and wiles, Which may assail my body and my soul, Against every hostile merciless power Against the incantations of false prophets, Against the wizard’s evil craft, Against every heresy, Against the deceits of idolatry, Christ, protect me today. . Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ at my right, Christ at my left, Christ in the heart of everyone who thinks of me, Christ in the mouth of everyone who speaks to me, Christ in every eye that sees me, Christ in every ear that hears me. . I bind to myself today The strong Name of the Trinity; By invocation of the same. The Three in One, and One in Three, Of Whom all nature hath creation, Eternal Father, Spirit, Word: Praise to the Lord of my salvation, Salvation is of Christ the Lord.