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 Thursday Evening Prayer with Others

As your Thursday closes you are invited to pause and pray with others in our Church Family

You may want to revisit the Daily Devotions for today from 1 CORINTHIANS 12 verses 1-11

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

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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 Thursday 25th November, 2021

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

Reading : 1 CORINTHIANS 12 verses 1-11

Meditation : As we pause with God today consider these words from Paul
What is God teaching/reminding you?

Then pause to pray in response with Him, the Three-in-One
Asking for…..


In Jesus’ name, Amen and Amen!

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the work of Open Doors in India
God of grace…hear our prayers and pour a blessing we ask on this work

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from 1 CORINTHIANS 12
Reflect on the words and truths – at the end of your day
and Pray in response to this God – for others as well as yourself

O Father God, hear us
O Saviour Jesus, help us
O Spirit of God, lead us

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

A Call to evening Prayer with Others

As your Wednesday closes you are invited to pause and pray with others in our Church Family as we journey towards the season of Advent

You may want to revisit the Daily Devotions for today from ROMANS 8 verses 18-39

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

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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 Wednesday 24th November, 2021

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

Reading : ROMANS 8 verses 18-39

Meditation : As we pause with God we take time to consider these spiritual truths God has given us here
Which words stay with you?

Then take the time to Pray to this God, the Holy Spirit

Pause with Him
Rejoice He is with you
Ask Him
Yield to keep in step with Him today

In Jesus’ Name
Amen

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on Open Doors at work in Iran
O LORD God, have mercy on this work and hear our prayers this day.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from ROMANS 8

Reflect on the words…. And then pray to this God we believe and trust in

Pause with Him as your day closes
Rejoice He was with you today
Ask Him for another
Yield to keep in step with Him tomorrow

In Jesus’ Name
Amen

Daily Devotions for Tuesday 23rd November, 2021

Upper Room day

Morning

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

Reading : JOHN 14 verses 15-31

Meditation : As we pause with God the Holy Spirit this morning…
We consider these verses and all that Jesus is saying
Who is the Holy Spirit to you?

And we as we turn to Pray..we ask…

Spirit of the Living God
Fall afresh on me

Break me
Melt me

Mould me
Fill me

Use me
Even today

Spirit of the Living God
Fall afresh on me

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 the passage again from JOHN 14
Reflect on the words…. and then Pray….to this God we believe and trust in

Spirit of the Living God
Fall afresh on me

Break me
Melt me

Mould me
Fill me

Use me
Even today

Spirit of the Living God
Fall afresh on me

In Jesus’ name,
Amen
.