Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are my disciples indeed.” (John 8:31)
Jesus, please help us abide in your word — make us all true disciples of yours.
“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” (John 8:32)
Holy Spirit, please bring us to that freedom which comes from knowing Jesus.
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good. (Romans 12:9)
Jesus, help us daily choose you and your ways.
Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another; (Romans 12:10)
Father, help us daily show forth your love to one another; help us take Jesus as our model. Thank you.
not lagging in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; (Romans 12:11)
Holy Spirit, renew us; help us renew our commitment to follow Jesus.
rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer; (Romans 12:12)
Jesus, please help us daily join you in interceding for those around us.
distributing to the needs of the saints, given to hospitality. (Romans 12:13)
Father, please help us honor you by giving of ourselves, our money, and our resources for the advancement of your kingdom. Thank you.
Thursday: 85, 86; Genesis 27:30-45; Rom. 12:9-21; John 8:21-32
Friday: 91, 92; Genesis 27:46-28:4,10-22; Rom. 13:1-14; John 8:33-47
Pray daily for Nigel and Lynn Mumford and the healing ministry of this diocese..