Prince of Peace in Prayer
Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity
September 29 — October 5, 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.
Deuteronomy 1:19–36 Israel refuses to enter the land
Matthew 5:21–48 Jesus teaches the Ten Commandments
Psalm 110 (morning)
Psalm 66; 23 (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.
Deuteronomy 1:37—2:15 The penalty for Israel’s rebellion
Matthew 6:1–15 The Lord’s Prayer
Psalm 62 (morning)
Psalm 73; 8 (evening)
For deliverance against temptation and evil; for the addicted and despairing, the tortured and oppressed; for those struggling with sin.
Deuteronomy 2:16–37 Recounting wandering in the wilderness
Matthew 6:16–34 Living in faith
Psalm 13 (morning)
Psalm 36; 5 (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.
Deuteronomy 3:1–29 Defeat of King Og
Matthew 7:1–12 The Father provides
Psalm 96 (morning)
Psalm 132; 134 (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.
Deuteronomy 4:1–20 Moses exhorts obedience
Matthew 7:13–29 Building your house on the rock
Psalm 116 (morning)
Psalm 26; 130 (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.
Deuteronomy 4:21–40 The Lord alone is God
Matthew 8:1–17 Jesus heals a centurion’s servant
Psalm 85 (morning)
Psalm 25; 40 (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.
Deuteronomy 5:1–21 The Ten Commandments
Matthew 8:18–34 The cost of following Jesus
Psalm 61 (morning)
Psalm 138; 98 (evening)
Collect for the Holy Spirit
Almighty God, send Your Holy Spirit into our hearts that He may rule and direct us according to Your will, comfort us in all our temptations and afflictions, defend us from all error, and lead us into all truth that we, being steadfast in faith, may increase in all good works and in the end obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Preparing for Sunday, October 6, Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
1Kings 17:17–24 Elijah raises the widow’s son
Ephesians 3:13–21 Spiritual strength
Luke 7:11–17 Jesus raises a widow’s son
461 I Know That My Redeemer Lives
758 The Will of God Is Always Best
692 Praise to You and Adoration
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.