Daily Devotions for Wednesday 31st January, 2024

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from God, the Three in One

Reading : GENESIS chapter 50 vs 15-26
Meditation : prayerfully consider these words and events this morning
Joseph and his brothers
Joseph’s death

What words stays with you?
Which part of the Joseph story can you imagine most clearly?
What has God been teaching/reminding you from Genesis?

Then pray in response to this God of ours
Pray with honesty
Pray with humility
Pray for an opportunity to tell others today about God’s Good News Story

In Jesus’ name
Amen !

Midday

Pray God’s blessing on John and Lindsay and their family
O LORD, hear our prayers and bless them all real good we ask.

Evening
Reading : read the verses again from GENESIS chapter 50 vs 15-26
Reflect on the words you read and then pray in response

LORD God, merciful God, our God, hear our evening prayers
As we thank you for all you have provided this day
Our daily bread and living water.
As we thank you for your Church Family worldwide
Telling others about your Good News Story
In Jesus’ name, Amen!

Daily Devotions for Sunday 8th October, 2023

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

Reading : JOHN 11 verses 1-16
Meditation : take time to consider these words on this Sunday.
The death of Lazarus.

What words or images stay with you?
What is God teaching/reminding you this morning?
What is your response to this passage?

And then pray in response,
Naming others known to you on a journey of grief

In Jesus’ Name, Amen

Midday
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
Amen

Evening
Reading : read these words again from JOHN 11 verses 1-16
Reflect on the words and images and then Pray in response at the end of your day

O LORD, our gracious and merciful God,
We bring our evening sacrifice of praise to you
For who you are
As we acknowledge You our Help even this day.
As we name others in need of your comfort at this time
As we pray for the Church in all corners of our world
To serve and speak out for Jesus.
In His saving name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Wednesday 26th July, 2023

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from God, the Three in One

Reading : LUKE 23 verses 44-49
Meditation : prayerfully consider these words this morning
The Death of Jesus
What words stays with you?

Then pray in response to this God of ours
Pray with humility

In Jesus’ name
Amen

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on Young Life International serving in our world
O LORD, hear our prayers and bless them all real good we ask.

Evening
Reading : read the verses again from LUKE 23 verses 44-49
Reflect on the words you read and then pray in response

Thank you God for sending Jesus
Thank you Jesus that you came
From heaven to earth
to a cruel cross
in my place

In Jesus’ name, Amen

Daily Devotions for Tuesday 25th July, 2023

Time-out at Meg’s

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

Reading : LUKE 23 verses 13-43
Sentenced to Death.
Crucified.
Two criminals.

What words or images stay with you?
What does Jesus’ death mean to you?

Pause and Pray in response to what you have read
Giving thanks for Jesus’ death in our place.
Taking time to pause and listen for God’s answer to you

I call to the LORD for help;
I plead with him.
I bring him all my complaints;
I tell him all my troubles.

In Jesus’ name,
Amen.

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

Evening
Reading : read LUKE 23 verses 13-43 again – in another version?
Reflect on the words and images…. and then Pray….to the LORD our God

I call to the LORD for help;
I plead with him.
I bring him all my complaints;
I tell him all my troubles.

In Jesus’ name.
Amen and Amen.

Daily Devotions for Wednesday 19th July, 2023

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from God

Reading : LUKE 20 verses 27-40
Meditation : take time to consider what these verses teach us about fasting.
Rising from Death
What are you challenged and encouraged by this morning?
What questions are you now asking God?

Then take the time to Pray to this God we believe and trust in

In Jesus’ Name
Amen

Midday

Pray God’s blessing on Laura as she serves our Church Family
O LORD God, give blessings and hear our prayers this day we ask.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from LUKE 20 verses 27-40
Reflect on the words…. And then pray to the LORD our God

I go to you for protection, LORD;
rescue me from my enemies.
You are my God;
teach me to do your will.
Be good to me, and guide me on a safe path.
Rescue me, LORD, as you have promised;
in your goodness save me from my troubles!

Hear our evening prayers, O God, as this day ends.
We believe and trust in You and lay ourselves before You.
For this night
Tomorrow
And beyond
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Friday 7th April, 2023

Good Friday

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : MARK chapter 15 verses 21-41
Meditation : take time to consider these verses this morning
What words stay with you?

Then take time to Pray in response on this Good Friday
Words of gratitude – honest and humble

In Jesus’ name.
Amen and Amen – we pray together.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on those on our Church Family Prayer List
Father God, hear our prayers, have mercy and give help we ask

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from MARK 15
Reflect on the words and events that happened here
and pray in response to this Lord our Saviour God

LORD God, the God of the Cross,
Our God,
Hear our evening prayers
As we return our sacrifice of praise for who you are
For sending Jesus
From heaven to earth
From the earth to the cross
As we bring ourselves and our world to you at the end of this day.
Amen.