Daily Devotions for Saturday 21st May, 2022

Church of Scotland General Assembly starts

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

Reading : ROMANS 7 verse 15

Meditation : take the time to consider these words this Saturday morning.
Honest words from Paul.
What are you encouraged and challenged by today?

And then take time to Pray in response to this God
Honestly
Humbly

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

Amen

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

Thy Kingdom Come
O Living God
In my life

Thy Kingdom Come
O Loving God
In my family

Thy Kingdom Come
O Merciful God
In our nation

Thy Kingdom Come
O Sovereign God
In our world

In Jesus’ name
Amen we call out together


Evening

Reading : read the words again from ROMANS 7 verse 15
Reflect on the truths behind the words…. and then Pray in response to what you have read

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 Saturday 13th November, 2021

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

Reading : PSALM 51

Meditation : As we pause with God this morning…
We consider these particular words today.
David asks for forgiveness and cleansing.

And then Pray in response – looking again at verses 10-13

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

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 these verses again from PSALM 51 at the end of your day
Reflect on these words as you look back over the day
And then Pray in response as we step into Sunday

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

Amen.

Daily Devotions for Friday 12th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : PSALM 42

Meditation : take time to consider these verses this morning.
What is God saying to you from His written Word?

Then take time to Pray to this God of ours

P-ause
R-ejoice
A-sk
Y-ield

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

Midday

Pray God’s blessing on the work of Bethany Christian Trust
Father God, hear our prayers, give grace and pour out blessings we ask

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from PSALM 42
Reflect on the way God has led you in your life
and pray in response to Him
and for others known to you in need at this time

P-ause with the Living God
R-ejoice in His help today
A-sk for another
Y-ield to His ways for tomorrow
Amen.

Daily Devotions for Thursday 11th November, 2021

Remembrance Day

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

Reading : PSALM 40

Meditation : We consider afresh these verses this morning as we pause with God.
A song of Praise!
A prayer for help.
Which verses stay with you?

And then pray in response to God as your day starts
Bringing your song of praise!
Asking for God’s help…for yourself and for others on this particular day.

We ask in Jesus’ name.
Amen.


Midday

Pray God’s blessing on the work of Faith Mission in our city and beyond.
O LORD, hear our prayers and pour out a blessing we ask

Evening
Reading : read the verses again from PSALM 40
Reflect on these words afresh at the end of your day
And then Pause to pray in response on this particular day to this God of ours

We ask in Jesus’ name.
Amen.

Daily Devotions for Wednesday 10th November, 2021

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

Reading : PSALM 27

Meditation : As we pause with God this morning…
We consider what is said here by the psalmist
What words stay with you?
What are you asking God for at this time?

Then turn to pray to this God in response
Looking again at verses 4 and 7

P-ause
R-ejoice
A-sking for….
Y-ield/say Yes

In Jesus’ name, Amen

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the work of Edinburgh City Mission
O LORD, give blessing and hear our prayers we ask this day.

Evening

Reading : read this passage again from PSALM 27
Reflect on the words you have read and then pray in response – to this God, our God

P-ause
R-ejoice
A-sk
Y-ield/Yes!

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Daily Devotions for Tuesday 9th November, 2021

Upper Room day – time-out with God

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

Reading : PSALM 20

Meditation : take time and consider these words this morning.
A Prayer asking for Victory.

Take time to Pray in response
Including for others known to you in need of help from God at this time

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Midday
Take time to listen for God to speak with you at this time of day
Ask and seek and knock……and hear
Father God…thank you.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from PSALM 20
Reflect…. and then Pray to this God as your day closes
Including for others known to you in need of help from God at this time

Pause and ask God to speak with you.
Wait. Listen. Hear. Receive.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.