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FirstUMCC Weekly Prayer Guide July 2018 (7/30-8/5)

Weekly Prayer Guide July 2018

Theme: God, the Provider

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


Weekly Prayer Guide July 2018 for the week of July 30th to August 5th (G)

I. Opening Prayer

O God, prepare us, through the active presence of the Holy Spirit, to come before you worthily and to ask of you rightly; enlighten our understanding; purify our every desire; quicken our will into instant obedience to your Word; strengthen every right purpose; direct this moment of devotion to the praising of your name, and to the enduring good of us your children and servants; through Jesus Christ our Savior.  Amen.

 

II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 51:1-12 (UMH 785)

 

III. Daily Bible Readings

July 30, Monday – Psalm 37:1-7

July 31, Tuesday – Psalm 40:1-3

August 1, Wednesday – Colossians 3:12-15

August 2, Thursday – Psalm 46:8-11

August 3, Friday – John 14:27

August 4, Saturday – James 5:7-11

August 5, Sunday – 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a
(11th Sunday after Pentecost) – Ephesians 4:1-16
Friendship Day (US) – John 6:24-35

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IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written


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


VI. Hymn: 
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (UMH 110); Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (UMH 358)


VII. Closing Prayer

Let us then live today in Christ’s presence, remembering he is near and will sustain us as we serve in his name. Amen.

 

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