FirstUMCC Weekly Prayer Guide December 2017 (12/25-12/31)

Weekly Prayer Guide December 2017

Theme: Emmanuel!

This Weekly Prayer Guide December 2017 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.

Weekly Prayer Guide December 2017 for the week of December 25th to 31st (W)

I. Opening Prayer

O Lord, the house of my soul is narrow; enlarge it enough so that you may enter in.  It is broken, please repair it.  It is unpleasant in your sight, dear God, I confess it, I know.  But who will cleanse it, or to whom shall I cry but unto thee?  Cleanse me from my secret faults, O Lord, and spare thy servant from strange sins. – St. Augustine


II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 148 (UMH 861)


III. Daily Bible Readings

December 25, Monday – Isaiah 52:7-10; Psalm (UMH 818)
(Christmas Day) – Hebrews 1:1-4 (5-12); John 1:1-14

December 26, Tuesday – Ephesians 4:17-32

December 27, Wednesday – Isaiah 43:1-13

December 28, Thursday  – Revelation 21:1-7

December 29, Friday – John 3:1-8

December 30, Saturday – 2 Corinthians 5:16-21

December 31, Sunday – Isaiah 61:10-62:3

1st Sunday after Christmas – Galatians 4:4-7
(New Year’s Eve/Watch Night) – Luke 2:22-40


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IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written

V. Sweet Hour of Prayer:
Personal and/or intercessory

VI. Hymn:
O Come, All Ye Faithful (UMH 234) / Go, Tell It on the Mountain (UMH 251)

VII. Closing Prayer

And now, may the spirit which is in Jesus Christ be in me, enabling me to know God’s will and empowering me to do it in the name of his Son, Jesus.  Amen.

Prepared by Rev. Q.C. Canlas, Jr.


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