Weekly Prayer Guide December 2018
Theme: God’s Children
This Weekly Prayer Guide December 2018 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.
Weekly Prayer Guide December 2018 for the week of December 31st to January 6th (W/G)
I. Opening Prayer
Dear God, my life with all its doubts and fears lie before your gaze. Look upon it and cause everything that may hinder my ministry and my work to fall away, for the sake of those I serve in your name. Amen.
II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 (UMH 795)
III. Daily Bible Readings
December 31, Monday – John 15:12-16
January 1, Tuesday – Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; Psalm 8 (UMH 743) New Year’s Day Revelations 21:1-6a; Matthew 25:31-46
January 2, Wednesday – Romans 8:31-39
January 3, Wednesday – Isaiah 56:1-8
January 4, Thursday – Ezekiel 34:11-15
January 5, Saturday -1 Peter 2:1-10
January 6, Sunday – Isaiah 60:1-6
(Epiphany Sunday) – Ephesians 3:1-12;
Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12
IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written
V. Sweet Hour of Prayer: Personal and/or intercessory
VII. Closing Prayer
We praise you, dear God. We thank you for your goodness, mercy, and the gift of your son. May we live as your chosen. May we act as your children. In the name of Christ Jesus. Amen.
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