Celtic Devotions 8th September


Reading :  James 1 vs 2-12
Meditation :  consider God’s answers to trials and temptations –
Pray to be patient, persevering and even joyful
These are hard words
Some days more than others
Help me
Help us
To live in their truth
Even this day.
Amen I pray in Your precious name.

Pray for someone you know in a time of trial.

Reading :  James 1 v5
Reflect on this verse at the end of your day and pray in response –
asking God for wisdom, patience – and even joy!

Celtic Devotions 7th September


Reading :  James 1 v 1
Meditation : consider how James started his letter
Pray to serve others – even by writing to them
Lord Jesus –
Take my mind
Take my hands
Take my words
Take my time
Take my whole life and use even me
Reaching out to encourage others,
Even this day.

Pray the Lord’s Prayer as your personal prayer at this time of day

Reading :  James 1 v1
Reflect on who you could write to or text or email to encourage in their faith
and pray in response to do so soon….

Celtic Devotions 6th September


Reading :  Psalm 126
Meditation :  consider…..dream…..laugh…..pray…..sing for joy!
Pray or sing or laugh in response!
(Pray your morning worship to this God in your own words
Or however He leads you)
Amen and amen we say together.

Pray God’s blessing of grace on another Edinburgh church

Reading :  Psalm 126 vs4-6
Reflect on what God has done in your life –  even today
LORD God I bring my evening prayer of praise and worship to You.
Thank you for today, and as I count my daily blessings
Help me to be more and more grateful to You,
Even at this time of day.        Amen I pray.

**  Why not take time and read through the New Testament book of James now in preparation for the next few weeks? **

Celtic Devotions 5th September


Reading :  Psalm 125
Meditation :  consider slowly the words of this psalm –
pray in praise to the LORD God, our God
Father God,
We trust in You.
Do good to us
Your people,
We ask.
Hear our prayers
And bless us in ways that surpass ourselves
So that You alone have all the glory!
Amen and Amen we pray this new day.

Pray for all in the Kirk tomorrow to experience a Sunday blessing!

Reading :  Psalm 125 vs1-2
Reflect on these words at the end of the day
Pray in response – trusting in God to surround you

Celtic Devotions 4th September


Reading :  Mark 7 vs 31-37
Meditation :   consider all that happened here
Pray to see a miracle!
God of outrageous grace and great power,
Thank you for changing this man’s life!
Help me believe that Your grace and power
Are as real today as then.
In Jesus’ Name,  Amen

Pray the prayer of the Kirk member for this month
(see magazine or Prayer tab on website)

Reading :  Mark 7 v 36
Reflect on this verse
And Pray to the Lord Jesus at the end of your day. 

Celtic Devotions 3rd September


Reading :  Mark 7 vs24-30
Meditation :   consider how our faith matches up to this woman’s…….
then Pray for something in faith that will bring glory to God…..
Thank you Father God
For sending Jesus indeed.
How I wish I had seen these events happen!
Hear my prayer of faith now for……
In Jesus’ Name I ask
To Your glory –   Amen.

Pray for a neighbour or colleague in need of God’s peace or touch

Reading :  Mark 7 vs24-30
Reflect on these verses again and what this woman probably told her daughter afterwards!!
And Pray your words of response to Jesus, the Great Healer