A Call to Saturday Evening Prayer with Others

As your Saturday closes you are invited to pause and pray with others in our Church Family as we step into Sunday – the 1st Sunday in Advent

You may want to revisit the Daily Devotions for today from EPHESIANS 6 verses 10-20

You are encouraged to follow the pattern of P-R-A-Y which we have found to be a blessing from Lectio365/24-7 Prayer

P ause in God’s presence – acknowledge He is with you where you are

R ejoice in the blessings of this day He has given

A sk
for His help – for yourself and for a situation/person known to you at this time

Y ield to His Kingdom will for tomorrow – say yes!

Daily Devotions for Saturday 27th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus, Son of God

Reading : EPHESIANS 6 verses 10-20

Meditation : As we pause with Jesus this morning…
We slow down and take time to consider these words from Paul
What is God teaching/reminding you here?

And then take time to Pray in response to our God

P-ause as we consider our victorious King
R-ejoice in who Jesus is
A-sk to be more like Him – even today
Y-ield to follow Him closer today

Amen we pray together this new day.

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 the verses again from EPHESIANS 6
Reflect on the words…. and then Pause to Pray in response to what you have read

Turn your eyes upon Jesus
Look full in His wonderful face
And the things of earth will grow strangely dim
In the light of His glory and grace

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

A Call to Evening Prayer with Others

As your Friday closes you are invited to pause and pray with others in our Church Family as we step into the weekend

You may want to revisit the Daily Devotions for today from EPHESIANS 1 verses 3-23

You are encouraged to follow the pattern of P-R-A-Y which we have found to be a blessing from Lectio365/24-7 Prayer

P ause in God’s presence – acknowledge He is with you where you are

R ejoice in the blessings of this day He has given

A sk
for His help – for yourself and for a situation/person known to you at this time

Y ield to His Kingdom will for tomorrow – say yes!

Daily Devotions for Friday 26th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : EPHESIANS 1 verses 15-23

Meditation : As we pause with God this morning we take the time
and consider all that is said here by Paul in his prayer.

Pray Paul’s words as your own Friday prayer
Asking for others to be richly blessed today

Giving thanks for people you know in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all those in our SE Edinburgh Church Family
Giving thanks for all in God’s Church Family

In Jesus’ name
Amen – we pray together!

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the work of Open Doors in North Africa
Father God, hear our prayers and bless them real good we ask

Evening

Reading : read this passage again from EPHESIANS 1 verses 15-23
Reflect on the words written here and then pray in response to our God
Make Paul’s words your words this Friday evening

Giving thanks for people you know in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all those in our SE Edinburgh Church Family
Giving thanks for all in God’s Church Family

In Jesus’ name
Amen – we pray together!

A Call to Evening Prayer with Others

As your Friday closes you are invited to pause and pray with others in our Church Family as we step into the weekend

You may want to revisit the Daily Devotions for today from EPHESIANS 3 vs 14-21

You are encouraged to follow the pattern of A-C-T-S which many have found to be a blessing and a help

A doration … taking a few moments to bring your evening words of praise and worship to our God

C onfession … of the sins of this day

T hanksgiving … for the blessings of this day … and for forgiveness received

S upplication or Asking … for a situation…or another person in need at this time

In Jesus’ Name
Amen

Daily Devotions for Friday 24th September, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : EPHESIANS 3 verses 14-21

Meditation : As we pause with God this morning we take the time
and consider all that is said here by Paul in his prayer.

Pray Paul’s words as your own Friday prayer

Giving thanks for people you know in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all those in our SE Edinburgh Church Family
Giving thanks for all in God’s Church Family


In Jesus’ name
Amen – we pray together!

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on those who serve us as District Elders
Father God, hear our prayers and bless them real good we ask

Evening
Reading : read this passage again from EPHESIANS 3 verses 14-21
Reflect on the words written here and then pray in response to our God
Make Paul’s words your words this Friday evening

Giving thanks again for people you know in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all those in our SE Edinburgh Church Family
Giving thanks for all in God’s Church Family

In Jesus’ name
Amen – we pray together!