Daily Devotions for Tuesday 30th January, 2024

Upper Room day – time-out with God
Evening Gathering for Prayer (on Zoom)

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Father God

Reading : GENESIS chapter 49 v29 – chapter 50 v14
Meditation : consider this passage as your day starts.
Family blessings

What is God teaching/reminding you today?
Who is on your family prayer list at this time?

Take time to Pray in response to the LORD our God
Trusting in Him as you step into this day
Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

In Jesus’ Name
Amen.

Midday
Take time to listen for God to speak with you at this time of day
‘Thy Kingdom come’ Father God
LORD our God…thank you.

Evening
Reading : read the passage again from GENESIS chapter 49 v29 – chapter 50 v14
Reflect on the words…. And then pray to this God in response

O LORD God, Father God
Hear our evening prayers,
As we return our thanks to you.
As we look back on our day
As we trust you for tomorrow
As we now rest in You this evening
Amen and Amen.

Daily Devotions for Saturday 27th January, 2024

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

Reading : GENESIS chapter 46 v26 – chapter 47 v12
Jacob
Joseph
Family

Which words stay with you as your day starts?

And then take time to Pray in response to this God
Praying for families and communities divided over Jesus

O LORD our God
Hear our cries this morning
Amen we pray together this new day.

Midday
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
Amen

Evening
Reading : read the verses again from GENESIS chapter 46 v26 – chapter 47 v12
Reflect on the truths behind the words…. and then Pray in response to what you have read
For yourself and for others divided over Jesus

Examine me, O God, and know my mind;
test me, and discover my thoughts.
Find out if there is any evil in me
and guide me in the everlasting way

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Friday 26th January, 2024

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : GENESIS chapter 45
Meditation : take time and consider all that happens here.
Joseph makes himself known!

What is God saying to you afresh today from His Word?

And then pray in response – as your day starts
Naming others in a place of family reunion at this time

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on those on our Church Prayer List
Father God, hear our prayers and bless them all real good we ask

Evening
Reading : read these words again from GENESIS chapter 45 – in another version?
Reflect on the words and images here and pray in response to Father God

O LORD, hear our evening prayers
As we return our thanks to you
For all you have done for us
And our family members
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Wednesday 24th January, 2024

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

Reading : GENESIS chapter 43
Meditation : prayerfully consider these words this morning
Another family journey to Egypt

What words stays with you?
What is God teaching/reminding you about His ways?

Then pray in response to this God of ours
Pray with honesty
Pray with humility
Pray for members of your family

In Jesus’ name
Amen and amen.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on those who live in care and nursing homes
O LORD, hear our prayers and bless them all real good we ask.

Evening
Reading : read the verses again from GENESIS chapter 43
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
As we thank you for your Church Family worldwide
Telling others of this Jesus
In Jesus’ name, Amen

Daily Devotions for Tuesday 23rd January, 2024

Upper Room day

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

Reading : GENESIS chapter 42
Meditation : take time and consider this passage this morning.
Joseph’s brothers go to Egypt

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

Pray in response to what you have read
Naming family members before Father God
Taking time to pause and listen for God’s answer

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 : GENESIS chapter 42
read these words again – reflect and then pray in response to 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 Monday 25th September, 2023

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

Reading : JOHN chapter 7 verses 1-13
Meditation : take time and consider this passage this Sunday morning.
Jesus and His brothers.

What words stay with you?

Then Pray with your own words in response to this Jesus
Pray for your family members.
Pray for our Church Family.

In Jesus’ name, Amen

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on our Messy Church Team
God of grace and mercy and rich blessing, hear our prayers we ask.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from JOHN 7 verses 1-13
Reflect on what you read and then pause to pray to our God in response

Praise the LORD!

The LORD takes pleasure in his people;
he honours the humble with victory.
Let God’s people rejoice in their triumph
and sing joyfully all night long.

And so to you, O God, we bring our evening words of prayer
In Jesus’ name, Amen!