Daily Devotions for Thursday 2nd June, 2022

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

Day 8 of Thy Kingdom Come prayer venture
This is a global venture as Christians around the world
Pray for up to 5 friends to meet with Jesus
Pray for evidence of God’s Kingdom on earth
As it is in heaven
Pray for God’s Kingdom will to be done
In our lives
In our community where we live
In His Church
In our nation
In our world

Reading : REVELATION 1 verses 9-18

Meditation : take time and carefully consider these particular words.
Words of ADORATION
What do they mean to you?
Which words stay with you as you turn to prayer?

Then pray in response to the LORD as your day starts
Using words from this passage as they become your own

O LORD our God
This is our morning prayer of adoration
In Jesus’ name. Amen and Amen.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on those recently come to faith in Jesus in SE Edinburgh
Lord, hear our prayers and bless each and all real good we ask.
Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done in lives changed

Evening
Reading : read these particular verses again from REVELATION 1
Reflect on the words here – and what God is saying to you now.
Pray in response to this God who is the God we believe and trust in

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.
As we humbly confess our sins
As we lay all we are and have before You
In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Daily Devotions for Saturday 18th December, 2021

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

Reading : REVELATION chapter 5

Meditation : take time to consider these verses this Saturday morning.
What encourages and challenges you today?
What is God saying to you from His Word?

And then Pray in response to this God we believe and trust in

LORD
I look up to you,
Up to heaven, where you rule.

Hear my morning prayer
Hear the morning prayers of your people

In Jesus’ name.
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 fo
r ever
Amen

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from REVELATION 5
at the end of your day
Reflect on the truths behind the words as you look back over the day and then Pray in response to this God we believe and trust in

LORD
I look up to you,
Up to heaven, where you rule.

Hear my evening prayer
Hear the evening prayers of your people

In Jesus’ name.
Amen

Daily Devotions for Wednesday 15th December, 2021

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

Reading : REVELATION 22 verses 7-21

Meditation : consider all that is said here as we pause with God today.
What is your response to God’s written Word today?

Then turn to pray to God in response

O LORD our God,
Thank you for all these words
And all they teach me.
Receive my sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving
As I yield to your Kingdom ways this new day
In Jesus’ name, Amen

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on all Leprosy Mission workers in our world
O LORD, give blessing and hear our prayers we ask this day.

Evening

Reading : read this passage again from REVELATION 22 verses 7-21
Reflect on the words you have read and then pray in response – to this God, our God

LORD God, our God,
God who deserves our thanks
Hear the evening prayers of your people
For we are indeed in need of rescue from this world
In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Thursday 16th

Daily Devotions for Tuesday 14th December, 2021

Upper Room day – time-out with God

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

Reading : REVELATION 3 verses 14-22

Meditation : take time and consider this passage this morning.
The Church in Laodicea
What do the words mean to you at this time?

Take time to Pray in response – including for the Church in our city

We can but worship you this day O LORD
We can but ask for those in need of your help this day O LORD
We can but ask you to bless your Church in our city O LORD our God
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 set verses again from REVELATION 3
Reflect…. and then Pray as your day closes

God of this Church family and the God of today,
The God of strong love
The God of eternal faithfulness
My God, our God,
Hear our evening prayers
As we thank you for your help today
As we journey from today to tomorrow
As we name others we care about before you
In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Daily Devotions for Monday 13th December, 2021

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

Reading : REVELATION 3 verses 7-13

Meditation : take the time to consider this passage today.
The Church in Philadelphia.
What words or images stay with you?
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 for your church family

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Midday

Pray God’s blessings on the Leprosy Mission in Mozambique
O LORD, have mercy on this work we call out and pour rich blessings!

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 your Church before you
In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Sunday Evening Advent Prayer with Others

As your third Sunday in Advent closes you are invited to pause and pray with others in our Church Family as we journey through this season

You may want to revisit the Daily Devotions for today from REVELATION chapter 4

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

A sk
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!