FirstUMCC Weekly Prayer Guide April 2018 (4/2-4/8)

Weekly Prayer Guide April 2018

Theme: The Inheritors

This Weekly Prayer Guide April 2018 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.

Weekly Prayer Guide April 2018 for the week of April 2nd to 8th (W/Gold)

I. Opening Prayer

God of life, through Jesus Christ you have bestowed upon the world the light of life.  Sanctify this new fire, and grant that our hearts and minds may also be kindled with holy desire to shine forth with the brightness of Christ’s rising, that we may attain to the feast of everlasting light; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.
– UM Book of Worship, 2002  


II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 133 (UMH 850)


III. Daily Bible Readings

April 2, Monday – Matthew 28 April 3, Tuesday Mark 16:1-19

April 4, Wednesday – Luke 24:13-35

April 5, Thursday – Luke 24:36-53

April 6, Friday – John 20:1-18

April 7, Saturday – John 21

April 8, Sunday – Acts 4:32-35
(2nd Sunday of Easter) 1 John 1:1-2:2; John 20:19-31


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IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written

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

VI. Hymn:

Breathe on Me, Breath of God (UMH 420) / Trust and Obey (UMH 467)

VII. Closing Prayer

We are sent forth in the power of Christ’s resurrection.  Alleluia!  The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all.  Amen.
– UM Book of Worship, 2002

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


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