Weekly Prayer Guide December 2016
Theme: Gateway to Heaven
This Weekly Prayer Guide December 2016 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.
Weekly Prayer Guide November 2016 for the week of December 12th to 18th (P/B)
I. Opening Prayer
Almighty God, who by the birth of your holy child Jesus has given us a great light to dawn upon our darkness: Grant, we pray, that in this light we may see light. Allow us, dear God, that most excellent Christmas gift of peace and love to all, so that the likeness of your Son may be formed in us, and that we may have the ever brightening hope of everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19 (UMH 801)
III. Daily Bible Readings
December 12, Monday – Isaiah 7:10-15
December 13, Tuesday – Isaiah 35
December 14, Wednesday – Isaiah 40:1-10
December 15, Thursday – Ezekiel 34:11-16
December 16, Friday – Isaiah 9:1b-7
December 17, Saturday – Philippians 4:4-9
December 18, Sunday – Isaiah 7:10-16
4th Sunday of Advent – Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1:18-25
IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written
V. Sweet Hour of Prayer: Personal and/or intercessory
VI. Hymn: : He Is Lord (UMH 177)/)
VII. Closing Prayer
God, our Father, allow us your grace which is able to build us up and give us the inheritance among all those who are sanctified. Be with us throughout this day and our lives through the care of the Holy Spirit. In the name of Jesus Christ, our Savior, we pray. Amen.
Prepared by Rev. Q.C. Canlas, Jr.
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