Daily Devotions for Tuesday 13th February, 2024

Upper Room day – time-out with God

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

Reading : EXODUS chapter 23 verses 1-13
Meditation : consider this passage as your day starts.
Laws
Justice and Mercy
The Sabbath

What is God teaching/reminding you today?
What is your response?

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 EXODUS chapter 23 verses 1-13
Reflect on the truths behind the words…. And then pray to this God in response

LORD God of perfect truth and justice and mercy,
Hear our evening prayers,
As we ponder on these verses,
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 Monday 14th August, 2023

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

Reading : PSALM 51
Meditation : take time to consider these honest words as your day starts.
A Prayer for mercy, forgiveness and renewal.

What words stay with you today?

Then Pause to Pray in response to the LORD our God
As you re-read the psalm, make the words your own this new morning

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Midday

Pray God’s blessing on the Bible Society in Bangladesh
God of grace and mercy and rich blessing, hear our prayers we ask.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from PSALM 51 – in another version?
Reflect prayerfully on what you read and then pray to our God in response

Be merciful to me, O God.

Create a pure heart in me, O God.

O God be kind to…….

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Daily Devotions for Sunday 15th January, 2023

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

Reading : MATTHEW chapter 5 verse 7

Meditation : take time and consider this verse this particular Sunday morning.
The merciful.
What does it mean for you today?
What is God teaching/reminding you about His Kingdom ways?
Is there someone you can encourage today?

And then pray in response – using the verse as you turn to prayer
Come to Him with open arms. Receive His mercy and grace.
Naming others known to you who are merciful in their living

In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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 these particular words again from MATTHEW chapter 5 verse 7
Reflect on the words and images and then Pray in response to this God

I say to the LORD, “You are my God.”
Hear my cry for help, LORD!
My Sovereign LORD, my strong defender,
you have protected me in battle.

O LORD, hear our evening prayers we ask
As we thank you for the blessings of this Sunday
As we believe and trust in you
As we name others seeking your mercy and grace
As we pilgrimage on into this new week
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Evening Prayer with Others

As we step into this new week – with God – together – you may want to revisit today’s Daily Devotions from ROMANS chapter 9 verses 27-29– as we continue to consider the GOOD NEWS about Jesus through 2022

We PAUSE with the Lord in prayer as the day closes

We REJOICE in the blessings He has given this Monday – to us and to others

We ASK for His presence, peace and strength – for ourselves and for others in our world at this time

We YIELD – say Yes – to His Kingdom ways for tomorrow

Daily Devotions for Thursday 10th February, 2022

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

Reading : ROMANS 11 verses 1-12

Meditation : take time and consider what is said here – as your day starts.
God’s Mercy on Israel
What is God teaching/reminding you today?

And then pray in response as your day starts

Pray your own words to the LORD God

O LORD our God
God of mercy and amazing grace
Hear our cry!
In Jesus’ name.
Amen.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the SEECAT group of churches
O LORD, hear our prayers and pour out a blessing we ask on this work

Evening

Reading : read the set verses again from ROMANS 11 verses 1-12

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 help in our lives.
O have mercy we ask
On others
On our Church
On our world
In Jesus’ name, Amen.