FirstUMCC Weekly Prayer Guide December 2019 (12/09-12/15)

Weekly Prayer Guide December 2019


Theme: The Constant Advent of Jesus Christ

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 2nd to December 8th (P/B) 


I. Opening Prayer

O Lord God, whose chosen dwelling is the heart of the lowly, we give you praise.  We give thanks that you revealed yourself in the holy child Jesus, thereby sanctifying all childhood in him.  We beseech you to make us humble in faith and love, that we may know the joy of the Gospel that is hidden from the wise and prudent and revealed unto babes and the simple people.  Amen.


II. Passage of Praise: Luke 1:47-55 (UMH 199


III. Daily Bible Readings

December 9, Monday : Mark 13:24-27

December 10, Tuesday: Luke 21:25-28

December 11, Wednesday: Revelation 1:1-8

December 12, Thursday: Ezekiel 34:1-31

December 13, Friday : Luke 12:35-40

December 14, Saturday: Acts 1:6-11

December 15, Sunday : Isaiah 35:1-10
3rd Sunday of Advent : James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11


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IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written

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

VI. Hymn:
: When Morning Gilds the Skies (UMH 185); Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates (UMH 213)

VII. Closing Prayer

O God, our Father in heaven, allow your servant to go in peace.  I have experienced your salvation which you have prepared for everyone.  Uphold me as I seek to serve in your name, through the power of the Holy Spirit, and in the name of the Son, our Savior,  Jesus Christ.  Amen.

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