Weekly Prayer Guide April 2019
Theme: A New Life
This Weekly Prayer Guide April 2019 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.
Weekly Prayer Guide April 2019 for the week of April 1st to 7th (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 126 (UMH 847)
III. Daily Bible Readings
5th Sunday in Lent – Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8
IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written
V. Sweet Hour of Prayer: Personal and/or intercessory
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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