Prince of Peace in Prayer

Fourth Sunday of Easter

May 3–9, 2020

This week please pray for:

  • those celebrating birthdays:

  • those celebrating anniversaries:

 

Sunday

Prayers

For the joy of the resurrection among us; for the fruit of faith nourished by the Word and the Sacraments.

Readings

Leviticus 8:1–13, 30–36  

Luke 9:1–17

Psalm 93 (morning)

Psalm 136; 117 (evening)

 

Monday

Prayers

For faith to live in the promises of Holy Baptism; for one’s calling and daily work; for the unemployed; for the salvation and well–being of our neighbors; for schools, colleges, and seminaries; for good government and for peace.

Readings

Leviticus 9:1–24

Luke 9:18–36

Psalm 97 (morning)

Psalm 124; 115 (evening)

 

Tuesday

Prayers

For deliverance against temptation and evil; for the addicted and despairing, the tortured and oppressed; for those struggling with sin.

Readings

Leviticus 10:1–20 (11:1—15:33)

Luke 9:37–62

Psalm 98 (morning)

Psalm 66; 116 (evening)

Wednesday

Prayers

For marriage and family, that husbands and wives, parents and children live in ordered harmony according to the Word of God; for parents who must raise children alone; for our communities and neighborhoods.

Readings

Leviticus 16:1–24

Luke 10:1–22

Psalm 99 (morning)

Psalm 8; 118 (evening)

 

Thursday

Prayers

For the Church and her pastors; for teachers, deaconesses, and other church workers; for missionaries and for all who serve the Church; for fruitful and salutary use of the blessed Sacrament of Christ’s body and blood.

Readings

Leviticus 17:1–16

Luke 10:23–42

Psalm 47 (morning)

Psalm 68; 113 (evening)

 

Friday

Prayers

For the preaching of the holy cross of our Lord Jesus Christ and for the spread of His knowledge throughout the whole world; for the persecuted and oppressed; for the sick and dying.

Readings

Leviticus 18:1–7; 20—19:8

Luke 11:1–13

Psalm 96 (morning)

Psalm 50; 138 (evening)

 

Saturday

Prayers

For faithfulness to the end; for the renewal of those who are withering in the faith or have fallen away; for receptive hearts and minds to God’s Word on the Lord’s Day; for pastors and people as they prepare to administer and receive Christ’s holy gifts.

Readings

Leviticus 19:9–18, 26–37

Luke 11:14–36

Psalm 92 (morning)

Psalm 23; 114 (evening)

 

Collect for Easter Wednesday

Almighty God, by the glorious resurrection of Your Son, Jesus Christ, You destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light. Grant that we who have been raised with Him may abide in His presence and rejoice in the hope of eternal glory; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

 

Preparing for Sunday, May 10, Fifth Sunday of Easter

Readings

Isaiah 12:1–6

James 1:16–21

John 16:5–15

 

Hymns

553 O Christ, Our Hope, Our Hearts’ Desire

556 Dear Christians, One and All, Rejoice

601 All Who Believe and Are Baptized

 

Luther’s Morning Prayer

I thank you, my heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Your dear Son, that You have kept me this night from all harm and danger; and I pray that You would keep me this day also from sin and every evil, that all my doings and life may please You. For into Your hands I commend myself, my body and soul, and all things. Let Your holy angel be with me, that the evil foe may have no power over me. Amen.

 

Luther’s Evening Prayer

I thank you, my heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Your dear Son, that You have graciously kept me this day; and I pray that You would forgive me all my sins where I have done wrong, and graciously keep me this night. For into Your hands, I commend myself, my body and soul, and all things. Let Your holy angel be with me, that the evil foe may have no power over me. Amen.

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