Prince of Peace in Prayer

Second Sunday in Advent

December 8–14, 2019

This week please pray for:

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  • 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

Isaiah 24:14—25:12 (Obadiah 1–21)

1John 2:15–29

Psalm 24 (morning)

Psalm 25; 110 (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

Isaiah 26:1–19

1John 3:1–24

Psalm 122 (morning)

Psalm 40; 67 (evening)

 

Tuesday

Prayers

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

Readings

Isaiah 26:20—27:13

1John 4:1–21

Psalm 33 (morning)

Psalm 85; 91 (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

Isaiah 28:14–29

1John 5:1–21 (2John; 3John)

Psalm 50 (morning)

Psalm 14; 16 (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

Isaiah 29:1–14

Jude 1–25  

Psalm 18:1–20 (morning)

Psalm 126; 62 (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

Isaiah 29:15—30:14

Revelation 1:1–20  

Psalm 102 (morning)

Psalm 130; 16 (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

Isaiah 30:15–26

Revelation 2:1–29  

Psalm 90 (morning)

Psalm 80; 72 (evening)

 

Collect for Times of Affliction and Distress

Almighty and most merciful God, in this earthly life we endure sufferings and death before we enter into eternal glory. Grant us grace at all times to subject ourselves to Your holy will and to continue steadfast in the true faith to the end of our lives that we may know the peace and joy of the blessed hope of the resurrection of the dead and of the glory of the world to come; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

 

Preparing for Sunday, December 15

Third Sunday in Advent

Readings

Isaiah 40:1–8

1Corinthians 4:1–5

Matthew 11:2–10

 

Hymns

354 Arise, O Christian People

345 Hark! A Thrilling Voice Is Sounding

344 On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry

 

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.

ABOUT US

 We are a congregation of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Tucked away in a residential neighborhood just across the freeway from San Diego State University since 1956.

   

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6801 Easton Court

San Diego, CA 92120

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