Prince of Peace in Prayer

First Sunday in Advent

December 1–7, 2019

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

Isaiah 7:10—8:8

1Peter 3:1–22

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 8:9—9:7

1Peter 4:1–19

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 9:8—10:11

1Peter 5:1–14

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 10:12–27a, 33–34

2Peter 1:1–21

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 11:1—12:6

2Peter 2:1–22

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 14:1–23

2Peter 3:1–18

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 24:1–13

1John 1:1—2:14

Psalm 90 (morning)

Psalm 80; 72 (evening)

 

Collect for Home and Family

Visit, O Lord, the homes in which Your people dwell, and keep all harm and danger far from them. Grant that we may dwell together in peace under the protection of Your holy angels, sharing eternally in Your blessings; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

 

 

Preparing for Sunday, December 8

Second Sunday in Advent

Readings

Malachi 4:1–6

Romans 15:4–13

Luke 21:25–36

Hymns

514 The Bridegroom Soon Will Call Us

336 Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending

333 Once He Came in Blessing

 

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.

   

CONTACT 

(619) 583-1436

6801 Easton Court

San Diego, CA 92120

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