Mon 17th May Romans 5v1-2
Heavenly Father, Give us grace to live at peace which arises from faithfulness
1Being therefore made righteous out of faithfulness,more
we have peace towards God
through our Lord Jesus Christ;
Sat 15th May Romans 4v17-25
Give us grace to trust you in difficult circumstances with hope, particular in valleys of deep shadows.
17As it is written, “I have made you a father of many nations.”more
This is in the presence of him whom he believed:
God, who gives life to the dead,
and calls the things that are not, as though they were.
18Besides hope, Abraham in hope trusted,
to the end that he might become a…
Fri 14th May Romans 4v14-16
Give us grace to affirm the faithfulness of others today, being thankful that Abraham’s family of faith is wide.
12He is the father of circumcision to those who not only are of the circumcision,more
but who also walk in the steps of the faith in uncircumsion of our father Abraham
13For the promise to Abraham and to his offspring
that he should be heir of the world wasn’t through the law,
but through the …
Thu 13th May Romans 4v9-11
Give us grace to be true to our baptism, that we may be immersed in you and trust in you today (just as the descendants of Abraham should be true to their circumcision and trust in you today)
9Is this blessing then pronounced on the circumcised, or on the uncircumcised also?more
For we are saying that faith was accounted to Abraham towards righteousness.
10In what way then was it accounted?
When he was in…
Wed 12th May Romans 4v6-8
Give us grace to be forgiven and forgiving people today,
being willing not to hold past sins against others
(and give us grace to know when and how to confront ongoing sins in ourselves and others)
6Even as David speaks the blessedness of the manmore
to whom God accounts righteousness apart from works,
7“Blessed are they whose lawless deeds are forgiven,
whose sins are…
Tue 11th May Romans 4v1-5
Give us grace to trust in you today
1What then will we say that Abraham, our forefather, has found according to the flesh?more
2For if Abraham was made righteous out of works, he has something to boast about, but not toward God.
3For what does the Scripture say?
“Abraham Trusted in God, and it was accounted to him towards righteousness.”
4Now to him who…
Mon 10th May Variety: Matthew 28v19-20
Jesus said: 19 Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all things that I commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen.
Sat 8th May Variety: John 10v3-4
Heavenly father, give us grace to hear your voice and be obedient to what you call us to do.
The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice.
Fri 7th May Variety: James 1v19
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry JAMES 1:19more
Paul then stood up in the meeting of the Areopagus and said: ‘People of Athens! I see that in every way you are very religious. For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. So you are ignorant of the very thing you worship – and this is…
Thu 6th May Variety: 1 Thess 5:14-21
14 And we urge you, brothers [and sisters], admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all. 15 See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone. 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 19 Do not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not despise prophecies, 21 but test everything; hold…more
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