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FirstUMCC Weekly Prayer Guide April 2018 (4/9-4/15)

Weekly Prayer Guide April 2018

Theme: Walking With Christ/God

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 9th to 15th (W/G)

I. Opening Prayer

O Lord, your wondrous birth means nothing unless we are born again, your death and sacrifice mean nothing unless we die to sin, your resurrection means nothing if you be risen alone.  Raise and exalt us, O Savior, both now to the estate of grace and hereafter to the state of glory; where with the Father and the Holy Spirit you live and reign, God for ever and ever.  Amen.
– Eric Milner-White, England, 20th cent., alt.

 

II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 4 (UMH 741)

 

III. Daily Bible Readings

April  9, Monday –  Acts 4:5-12

April 10, Tuesday – Acts 9:1-20

April 11, Wednesday – Acts 13:44-52

April 12, Thursday – Acts 11:1-18

April 13, Friday – Acts 4:23-31

April 14, Saturday – Romans 8:1-11

April 15, Sunday – Acts 3:12-19
(3rd Sunday of Easter) 1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24:36b-48

 

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IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written


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


VI. Hymn:

Amazing Grace (UMH 378) / Open My Eyes, That I May See (UMH 454)


VII. Closing Prayer

May the indwelling of the Triune God in our lives – in our minds and hearts – be ours not only now, but for always.  In the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen.
-Querubin D. Canlas, September/2007

 

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