FirstUMCC Weekly Prayer Guide December 2019 (12/30-1/05)

Weekly Prayer Guide December 2019


Theme: God’s Children

This Weekly Prayer Guide December 2019 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.


Weekly Prayer Guide December 2019 for the week of December 30th to January 5th (W/Go) 


I. Opening Prayer

Dear God, my life with all its doubts and fears lie before your gaze.  Look upon it and cause everything that may hinder my ministry and my work to fall away, for the sake of those I serve in your name.  Amen.


II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 (UMH 795


III. Daily Bible Readings

December 30, Monday – John 15:12-16 
Dec 31, Tue   (Watch Night; New Year’s Eve; W/Go) 2 Peter 1:3-11
January 1, Wednesday – Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; Psalm 8 (UMH 743)
(New Year) -Revelation 21:1-6a; Matthew 25:31-46 
January 2, Thursday – Ezekiel 34:11-15
January 3, Friday – Romans 8:31-39
January 4, Saturday  -Matthew 25:31-46
January 5, Sunday -Isaiah 60:1-6
(Epiphany/2nd Sunday after Christmas) – Ephesians 3:1-12
Twelfth Night – Matthew 2:1-12


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IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written

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

VI. Hymn:
: It Came Upon a Midnight Clear (UMH 218); Away In a Manger (UMH 217)

VII. Closing Prayer

We praise you, dear God.  We thank you for your goodness, mercy, and the gift of your son.  May we live as your chosen.  May we act as your children.  In the name of Christ Jesus.  Amen.  

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