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FirstUMCC Weekly Prayer Guide March 2020 (3/09-3/15)

Weekly Prayer Guide March 2020

 

Theme: Love Amidst Longing

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 9th to 15th (P) 

 

I. Opening Prayer 

God of love and life, we come before your mighty and awesome presence.  In the middle of a sea of humanity we feel the pangs of longing.  We discern our need for your indwelling.  Be with us, Lord, and bless us with your Spirit.  In the name of Jesus we pray.  Amen.                                                       

 

II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 99 (UMH 814)

 

III. Daily Bible Readings

March 9, Monday – Psalm 63:1-8

March 10, TuesdayIsaiah 57:15-19

March 11, Wednesday – Psalm 103:1-5

March 12, Thursday – John 6:22-40

March 13, Friday (St. Patrick’s Day) – 1 Corinthians 13:1-7

March 14, Saturday – Psalm 84

March 15, Sunday – Exodus 17:1-7
(3rd Sunday in Lent) – Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42

 

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IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written


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


VI. Hymn:
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee (UMH 89) / The King of Love My Shepherd Is (UMH 138)


VII. Closing Prayer

O Lord, our God, whose mercy saves all who have faith in the Son, empower us through your love, that we who long for your presence may find everlasting life.  In the name of Jesus we pray.  Amen.



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