(This weekly guide to prayer may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat)
February 9-15, 2015 (W)
Theme 15: God’s Word…In Us
I. Opening Prayer
Our heavenly Father, we your humble children invoke your blessings on us. We adore you, whose name is love, whose nature is compassion, whose presence is joy, whose Word is truth, whose Spirit is goodness, whose holiness is beauty, whose will is peace, whose service is perfect freedom, and in knowledge of whom stands our eternal life. Unto you be all honor and all glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.-The Book of Worship 1944, ALT.
II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 50:1-6 (UMH 783)
III. Daily Bible Readings
February 9, Monday – Matthew 18:1-5
February 10, Tuesday – Matthew 15:1-20
February 11, Wednesday – Matthew 10:32-42
February 12, Thursday – Matthew 5:1-12
February 13, Friday – Matthew 5:13-16
February 14, Saturday – Matthew 6:9-13
February 15, Sunday (6th/Last Sunday after the Epiphany) Transfiguration Sunday – 2 Kings 2:1-12; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9
IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written
V. Sweet hour of Prayer: Personal and/or intercessory
VI. Hymn: O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing(UMH 57)/Immortal, InvincibleGod Only Wise (UMH 103)
VII. Closing Prayer
May the love and presence of the Father, the care and community of the Holy Spirit, and the hope and faith in Jesus Christ abide in us all, now and forevermore. Amen.
Prepared by Rev. Q.C. Canlas, Jr.