Prince of Peace in Prayer
Twentieth Sunday after Trinity
November 3–9, 2019
This week please pray for:
those celebrating birthdays:
those celebrating anniversaries:
For the joy of the resurrection among us; for the fruit of faith nourished by the Word and the Sacraments.
Jeremiah 3:6—4:2 Israel called to repentance
Matthew 22:1–22 The Parable of the Wedding Feast
Psalm 103 (morning)
Psalm 117; 139 (evening)
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.
Jeremiah 5:1–19 Judgment upon Israel
Matthew 22:23–46 Teaching about resurrection
Psalm 5 (morning)
Psalm 84; 29 (evening)
For deliverance against temptation and evil; for the addicted and despairing, the tortured and oppressed; for those struggling with sin.
Jeremiah 7:1–29 Evil in the land
Matthew 23:1–12 Woes to the Scribes and Pharisees
Psalm 42 (morning)
Psalm 102; 133 (evening)
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.
Jeremiah 8:18—9:12 Jeremiah grieves for his people
Matthew 23:13–39 Woes to the Scribes and Pharisees
Psalm 89:1–18 (morning)
Psalm 1; 33 (evening)
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.
Jeremiah 11:1–23 (12:1—19:15) The broken covenant
Matthew 24:1–28 Signs of the close of the age
Psalm 97 (morning)
Psalm 16; 62 (evening)
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.
Jeremiah 20:1–18 Jeremiah persecuted by Pashhur
Matthew 24:29–51 The Coming of the Son of Man
Psalm 51 (morning)
Psalm 142; 65 (evening)
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.
Jeremiah 22:1–23 The Lord’s word to Judah
Matthew 25:1–13 The Parable of the Ten Maidens
Psalm 104 (morning)
Psalm 118; 111 (evening)
Collect for divine guidance
Direct us, O Lord, in all our doings with Your most gracious favor, and further us with Your continual help, that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in You we may glorify Your holy name and finally, by Your mercy, obtain eternal salvation; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Preparing for Sunday, November 10, Third-Last Sunday of the Church Year
Exodus 32:1–20 The Golden Calf
1Thessalonians 4:13–18 The Coming of the Lord
Matthew 24:15–28 The Abomination of Desolation
761 Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me
658 Preserve Your Word, O Savior
673 Jerusalem, My Happy Home
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.