Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Almighty God, grant that we may worship You in a spirit of supplication. Let our minds not rest on the judgments of men but only of Your holy commands. May our tongues worship You in pureness and holiness and our hearts in plainess and sincerity. Grant us humilty to follow Your teachings and to serve You and Your people.

Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen

Mark 7:1-23

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Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Loving God, out of our depths we call to You. Hear our cry. Grant us mercy Lord, for we have not loved Your commandments. By Your Spirit return us to You and to Your will; return us back to Your body. Draw us so near to You that evil would not know our name. Make strong our love and fill us with grace and mercy in all things.
Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Psalm 130Ephesians 4:25-5:2
John 6:35, 41-51

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Merciful God and firm foundation for those who turn to You for rest. Provide a place for Your people Lord, a place of safety and peace. Fill our dwelling places with Your Spirit and our homes with Your truth. Do not not take Your love from us, but inspire Your people to abide in unity. Amen

2 Samuel 7:1-14
Psalm 89:20-37
Ephesians 2:11-22
Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

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Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Heavenly Father, creator and sustainer of all the earth, may we acknowledge Your mightiness.
Open our minds that we might know of Your wonder and majesty. May we humbly serve You Almighty God, in awe of Your greatness. and may we come  before Your throne in quiet and stillness.
Direct us to tell of Your power, and embolden us to admit our weaknesses. Grant Your people mercy in their failings, Lord and grant Your people mercy for each other.

2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10
Psalm 48
2 Corinthians 12:2-10
Mark 6:1-13

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Wednesday June 20th, 2012

Almighty God
We commend oursevles to You
Carry our burdens and grant us rest
Take our fears that we may dwell in peace
May we trust in Your power and sincere love
May we trust that You will not abandon us
Open wide our hearts to receive your grace
That our hearts would be free to sing Your praises
Amen

Psalm 9:9-20
1 Samuel 17:32-49
2 Corinthians 6:1-13
Mark 4:35-41

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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Almighty God, who hears the voices of His people, answer as we call upon You today. Defend us from all our enemies and protect us from those who desire discord in Your church. Send Your Holy Spirit on us that we would be strengthened in our desire to do Your will. Remember Your people Lord and accept our prayers. Grant us mercy in our failings and prosper all our works done in Your name.

Through Jesus Christ our Lord Amen.

 

Psalm 20

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Wednesday June 6, 2012

Heavenly Father, [without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy*BCP], Grant Your people courage in proclaiming Your word and confidence in it’s truth. May we come before You in boldness, and desire to live according to Your will.

O Lord, bless Your church with unity, that Your house would not be divided. May we be gentle with one another and avoid disputes of insignifigance. May we seek those who are likeminded in the love of Your word, that Your church might grow in and strength.

Almighty God, by Your power grant Your church endurance during affliction and faith amid doubt, that we might receive the eternal weight of Your glory.

Lord we ask that You would call our hearts to Yours. Return our thoughts always to Your greatness and mercy and let us never tire of serving You.

We ask all these things through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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