Call to Sunday Evening Prayer

As you look back on your day – count your blessings – and give thanks to the LORD our God….

The Lord is my shepherd;
I have all that I need.

He lets me rest in green meadows;
he leads me beside peaceful streams.

He renews my strength.
He guides me along right paths,
bringing honor to his name.

Even when I walk through the darkest valley,[a]
I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me.
Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.

You prepare a feast for me in the presence of my enemies.
You honor me by anointing my head with oil.
My cup overflows with blessings.

Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me
all the days of my life,
and I will live in the house of the Lord forever.

Together we say our Amens!

Words from this morning’s Daily Devotions – Psalm 23

Daily Devotions for Sunday 26th July, 2020

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

Reading : PSALM 23

Meditation : take time to slowly consider this psalm afresh this Sunday morning.
Which words do you hold onto at this time in your life?
What is God reminding you about Himself at this time?

And then pray in response – using the words as you turn to prayer

O Good Shepherd,
We trust in You
Guide us
Help us
Restore us
Until we see you face to face
In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Pray the Prayer for the Month as your midday prayer

Loving Father,
We face a wide river and we long to reach the other side;
And we must use the stepping stones offered to us.
You say, ’When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
When you pass through rivers, they will not sweep over you’.
Our trust is in you, O Lord.
In Jesus’ name. Amen

(Isaiah 43.2)

Reading : read these particular verses again from PSALM 23
Reflect on the words and images and then Pray in response to this God

O LORD, hear our evening prayers we ask
As we thank you for the blessings of this Sunday
As we believe and trust in you
As we pilgrimage on towards tomorrow
And a brighter future with You one day
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Saturday 25th July, 2020

Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from God, the Holy Spirit

Reading : PSALM 23 verse 6

Meditation : take the time to consider these familiar words this Saturday morning.
‘I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever’
What are you encouraged and challenged by?
Is this your hope?

And then take time to Pray in response to this God
Make these words from David your own in your life

Amen we pray in praise together this new day!

Pray the Lord’s Prayer as your own 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 the words again from PSALM 23.6
Reflect on David’s words…. and then Pray in response to what you have read

LORD God, our God, hear our evening prayers.
As we worship you for who you are
As we thank you for your help this day
As we say this is our great hope!
In Jesus’ name, Amen.