FirstUMCC Weekly Prayer Guide March 2020 (3/23-3/30)

Weekly Prayer Guide March 2020


Theme: A New Life

This Weekly Prayer Guide March 2020 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.


Weekly Prayer Guide March 2020 for the week of March 23rd to 29th (P) 


I. Opening Prayer 

O God of knowledge, life, and love; we come before you in praise and thanksgiving.  Amidst distress and grief we ask and plead for your presence.  Be with us to guide and inspire us in this devotion.  May our acts of piety and devotion be pleasing to you.  In the name of Jesus. Amen.                                                       


II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 130 (UMH 848)


III. Daily Bible Readings

March 23, Monday – Jeremiah 31:31-34

March 24, Tuesday – 1 Corinthians 15:1-28

March 25, Wednesday John 12:20-26

March 26, Thursday – Philippians 3:12-31

March 27, Friday – Colossians 3:1-11

March 28, Saturday – Colossians 3:12-25

March 29, Sunday (Charles Wesley d. 1788) – Ezekiel 37:1-14
(5th Sunday in Lent) – Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45


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IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written

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

VI. Hymn:
Lord of the Dance (UMH 261) / This Is a Day of New Beginnings (UMH 383)

VII. Closing Prayer

Our Lord of Heaven, truly we can only approach in praise, in thanks for your manifest goodness and mercy.  You have given us new life and the opportunity to be with you in eternity.  While we are still here in this world, guide us to be like your Son in doing good for our fellow men and women and allow us your Holy Spirit in the perfecting of our beings.  In the name of Jesus we pray.  Amen.

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