Daily Devotions for Monday 8th August, 2022

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

Reading : ISAIAH chapter 42

Meditation : take the time to consider this passage today.
The LORD’s Servant.
God promises.
Israel’s failure.

What words or images stay with you?
What is God saying to you this morning about Himself?
What is your response to God’s Word today?

Pray in response – to our God , the God who is with us

Pray your own words at the start of this day
Of praise and worship
Of confession and trust
Of need – for yourself and others

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Midday
Pray God’s blessings on women persecuted in Libya
O LORD, have mercy on this part of our world and give help we ask

Evening
Reading : read the passage again prayerfully at the end of your day
Reflect….. and then pray to God in response

LORD God, the LORD Almighty, hear my prayer this evening.
As I thank you for the blessings of this day
As I call out to you for others
As I lay myself and this world before you
Confessing my failures of this day
In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Daily Devotions for Sunday 7th August, 2022

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

Reading : ISAIAH chapter 41 verses 1-20

Meditation : take time and consider these words this Sunday morning.
God’s words of Assurance.
What words stay with you?
What encourages and challenges you today?

And then pray in response to the LORD our God
Pray your own prayer of praise and thanks.

O LORD our God,
Good and majestic One,
Creator God,
Great and so worthy of praise.
We bow before You.
We lay our lives before You.
In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Midday
Pray the Prayer for the Month as your own midday prayer

How good it is to give thanks to you, O LORD.
We sing and dance with joy!
How great are your ways, O LORD.
We sing and dance with joy!

You forgive my sin and cleanse me within
I sing and dance with joy!
You help me and guide me
I sing and dance with joy!

Praise the LORD all His people
We sing and dance with joy!
Praise the LORD all His creatures
We sing and dance with joy!

Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Amen and Amen!

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from ISAIAH chapter 41 verses 1-20
Reflect on all that is said here in this particular passage and then Pray in response to this God

O LORD, our Great God,
Hear our evening prayers of praise we ask
As we thank you for what we read
As we look back over our day
As we look ahead to tomorrow
As we name before you those we are concerned about.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Saturday 6th August, 2022

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

Reading : ISAIAH chapter 40 verses 12-31

Meditation : take time to consider these verses this morning.
Comfort. Hope.
The Holy God above all others.
Trusting. Renewed. Soaring!

And then Pray in response to what you read – to this God of ours.
Pray for God’s help today for yourself and for another

In Jesus’ name
Amen and Amen!

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 ISAIAH chapter 40 verses 12-31 again
Reflect on this God, your God, our God…. and then Call on Him in your evening Prayer

LORD God, our God, receive our praise
For who You are
For your help and protection even today
And as we give it all back to you
May you continue to reach and save people
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done across our world
In our community, in our city.
In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Daily Devotions for Friday 5th August, 2022

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : ISAIAH chapter 40 verses 1-11

Meditation : consider these great words of hope this morning.
‘Comfort my People’
What is God teaching/reminding you today?

And then Pray in response – as God leads you
Pray with confidence to our God to bless others in His Church in these days
Giving comfort and hope

Amen – we pray together.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on women persecuted in Algeria
Father God, hear our prayers, have mercy and give help we ask.

Evening
Reading : read this passage again from ISAIAH chapter 40 verses 1-11
Reflect on the words you have just read and pray in response

Lord Jesus, hear our evening prayers as we respond to these words
And bring comfort and hope to those in need this evening we ask.
Amen.

Daily Devotions for Thursday 4th August, 2022

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

Reading : ISAIAH chapter 39

Meditation : take time and carefully consider these words.
Messengers from Babylonia.
What do they mean for you at this time?

Is there a message you have recently received –
A message to give thanks for?
A person to pray for?
A situation/country in need?

Then pray in response to the LORD as your day starts
Looking again at verse 8

In Jesus’ name. Amen and Amen.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on women persecuted in Sudan
Lord, hear our prayers and give help we ask.

Evening
Reading : read these particular verses again from ISAIAH chapter 39
Reflect on the words spoken here – and what God is saying to you now.
Pray in response to this God who is the God of sending messages/messengers

O LORD, hear our evening prayers as this day closes
As we praise you for who You are
As we return our thanks to You for help received today
As we humbly confess our sins
As we lay all we are and have before You
In Jesus’ name. Amen.