Jesus is Risen! We are in the midst of Eastertide. Easter is about Jesus’ resurrection. We celebrate his rising from the dead and his triumph over sin, death and hell!
READINGS & PRAYERS – May 20–26, 2019
Monday Psalm 126.1-6 | Daniel 11.1-19 | Colossians 3.18-4.18 | Luke 7.36-50
Father, help us to seek the values that will bring us eternal joy in this changing world. In our desire for what you promise make us on in mind and heart.
Tuesday Psalm 127.1-5 | Daniel 11.20-35 | Romans 12.1-21 | Luke 8.1-15
Father, you restored your people to eternal life by raising Christ, your Son from death. Make our faith strong and our hope sure. May we never doubt that you will fulfill the promises you have made.
Wednesday Psalm 128.1-6 | Daniel 12.1-13 | Romans 13.1-14 | Luke 8.16-25
Father of all holiness, guide our hearts to you. Keep in the light of your truth all those you have freed from the darkness of unbelief.
Thursday Psalm 129.1-9 | Hosea 1.1-11 | Romans 14.1-12 | Luke 8.26-39
Father, in your love you have brought us from evil to good and from misery to happiness. Through your blessings give the courage of perseverance to those you have called and justified by faith.
Friday Psalm 130.1-8 | Hosea 2.1-13 | Romans 14.13-23 | Luke 8.40-56
Lord, by this Easter mystery prepare us for eternal life. May our celebration of Christ’s death and resurrection help us experience the new life in him.
Saturday Psalm 131.1-3 | Hosea 2.14-23 | Romans 15.1-13 | Luke 9.1-17
Loving Father, through our rebirth you give us your life and promise immortality. By your unceasing care, guide our steps toward the life of glory.
Sunday Psalm 132.1-8 | Hosea 3.1-5 | 1 Timothy 3.14-4.5 | Matthew 13.24-34
Ever-living God, help us to celebrate our joy in the resurrection of the Lord and to express in our lives the love we celebrate.