Daily Devotions for Thursday 14th May, 2020

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

Reading : PHILIPPIANS 4 verses 6 and 7

Meditation : take time and consider what is said here by Paul – as your day starts.
What is God teaching you today?
What words will you hold onto as you journey into your day?

And then pray in response as your day starts

(Pray your own words to the LORD God
In worship and thanks for what you have read,
In confession and need to be more like Jesus,
And for others known to you at this time in a hard place.)

We believe and trust in You, O God.
We receive from You.
We ask together in Jesus’ name.
Amen.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on those who work in the Scottish Parliament in these days
O LORD, hear our prayers and pour out a blessing we ask on each and all

Evening
Reading : read the 2 verses again from PHILIPPIANS 4
Reflect on these words again at the end of your day
and Pray in response to this God of ours

O LORD God, hear our evening prayers as we thank You for Your call on our lives.
O have mercy we ask
On others
On our Church
On our world
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Wednesday 13th May, 2020

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

Reading : PHILIPPIANS 1 verses 3-11

Meditation : consider all that is said here as your day starts.
Paul’s prayer of thanksgiving.
What is your response to God’s written Word today?
Who are you thankful for?

Then turn to pray to God in response….looking again at verses 3 and 9-11
Pray with thanksgiving for others
Pray God’s blessing on others in your church family

O LORD our God,
Thank you for all these words
And all they teach me.
May we be a people
Who ever have an attitude of gratitude
And want others to grow in Christ
In Jesus’ name, Amen

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the City Council in our city in these days
O LORD, have mercy and hear our prayers we ask this day.

Evening
Reading : read this passage again from PHILIPPIANS 1
Reflect on the words you have read and then pray in response – with thanksgiving

LORD God, our God, God of good gifts, hear the evening prayers of your people
For you have indeed poured out good gifts through Jesus
And we have much to be thankful for.
We pray you will bless richly those we name before you
In our family
In our street
In our church family
In our world
In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Daily Devotions for Saturday 9th May, 2020

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

Reading : ROMANS 8 verses 26 and 27

Meditation : take time to consider these verses this morning.
What do they mean for you?
What is God teaching you today about Prayer?

And then Pray in response to what you read – to this God of ours.
Pray as the Spirit leads you

In Jesus’ name
Amen and Amen!

Midday
Pray the Prayer for the Month as your midday prayer

Almighty God, sitting enthroned in the heavens, we praise you because you, our Father, are our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. In these days of constant change & uncertainty, thank you that you never change. May we live each day conscious of your love surrounding us and your power strengthening us.

We pray for our fellow believers, those here in Liberton, throughout our nation and all over the world. Let us stand shoulder to shoulder, encouraging one another in faith and upholding one another in prayer. May we carry your light to the people we meet and bring your peace and hope to those living in fear.

Lord Jesus, there will be no end to the increase of your government and peace. We pray that many would be drawn to you in these days, that they would seek and find the security that is only found in you. Let your Kingdom come, your will be done, here on earth as in heaven.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from ROMANS 8
Reflect on this God, your God, our God…. and then Pray with Him this evening

LORD God, our God,
Thank you for giving us your Holy Spirit
To help us
To guide us
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done across our world
In our community, in our city.
In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Daily Devotions for Friday 8th May, 2020

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : ACTS 2 verses 41-47

Meditation : consider these words this morning about the early Church.
What do they mean for you in your life?
How would you describe the prayer life of your church at this time?

And then Pray in response – as God leads you
Pray for your local church family
Pray for the Church in our world in these days

Amen – we pray together.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the Ferniehill Church family
Father God, hear our prayers, have mercy and bless them real good we ask.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from ACTS 2
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 a blessing to those in your Church in these days we ask
Amen.

Thy Kingdom Come 2020

It’s a global prayer movement.

For our family and friends to meet with Jesus and experience the Kingdom of God in their lives.

For the Church and our world to see Thy Kingdom Come.

21st-31st May.

Each day there is a different theme to help us pray.
There will be videos posted daily from the TKC team on the website, YouTube and social media channels.

As a church, Liberton Kirk has registered to be a part of this.
You can too – at www.thykingdomcome.global

At 12 noon during the venture our Midday Prayer will be focussed on the daily theme.
On the 24th our Prayer Team will be meeting together to pray and chat.
On Tuesday 26th the Midday Upper Room time of prayer together will be available via Zoom and in the evening the Gathering for Prayer will focus on Thy Kingdom Come.

You are encouraged to be a part of this!
Need any more information…. please do contact TKC, Alastair, Susan or John.

A prayer from the TKC morning and evening prayer guide….
Almighty God,
your ascended Son has sent us into the world
to preach the good news of your kingdom:
inspire us with your Spirit
and fill our hearts with the fire of your love,
that all who hear your Word
may be drawn to you,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.