Daily Devotions for Sunday 3rd December, 2023

First Sunday in Advent

Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from the Living God

Reading : ISAIAH chapter 9 verse 1-7
Meditation : take time and consider these words this Sunday morning
The future King
A child is born

What encourages and challenges you today?
What words stay with you?

And then pray in response to the LORD our God
Pray your own prayer as you step into today.
Looking again at verses 6 and 7

In Jesus’ Wonderful Name, Amen.

Pray the Lord’s Prayer as your midday prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven
Hallowed be Your Name.
Your kingdom come
Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread
And forgive us our sins
As we forgive those who sin against us.
Lead us not into temptation
But deliver us from evil.
For Yours is the kingdom, the power and the glory.
Now and for ever

Reading : read these verses again from ISAIAH chapter 9 verses 1-7
Reflect on all that is said here in this short passage and then Pray in response to this God

O LORD, our Great God,
Wondeful Counsellor
Prince of Peace
Hear our evening prayers of praise we ask
As we thank you for what we read
As we look back over our day
As we look ahead to tomorrow
As we name before you those we are concerned about.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Tuesday 24th October, 2023

Upper Room day – time-out with God

Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus, Saviour and Lord

Reading : JOHN 14 verses 22-27
The Counsellor.
The Holy Spirit.
Sent from God the Father.

What words or images stay with you?
What is God teaching you today?

Pause and Pray in response to what you have read
Giving thanks for God the Holy Spirit in your life
Taking time to pause and listen for God’s answer to you

In Jesus’ name,


Take time to listen for God to speak with you at this time of day
Ask, seek, knock….hear!
Father God…thank you.

Reading : read JOHN 14 verses 22-27 again – in another version?
Reflect on the words and images…. and then Pray….to the LORD our God

In Jesus’ name.
Amen and Amen.

Daily Devotions for Friday 2nd December, 2022

hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : ISAIAH chapter 9 verses 1-7

Meditation : consider these great words of promise this morning.
Great joy.
A child is born!
Wonderful Counsellor
Which words stay with you?
What is God saying to you today?

And then Pray in response – as God leads you
Pray with confidence to our God to bless others in His Church in these days
Giving comfort and hope

Amen – we pray together.

Pray God’s blessing on our city and national leaders
Father God, hear our prayers, have mercy and give wisdom we ask.

Reading : read this passage again from ISAIAH chapter 9 verses 1-7
Reflect on the words you have just read and pray in response

Lord Jesus, hear our evening prayers as we respond to these words
And bring comfort and hope to those in need this evening we ask.