Prince of Peace in Prayer
Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
October 6–12, 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 5:22—6:9 The Great Commandment
Matthew 9:1–17 Jesus heals a paralytic
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.
Deuteronomy 6:10–25 The Lord’s promises
Matthew 9:18–38 Laborers for the harvest
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.
Deuteronomy 7:1–19 A chosen people
Matthew 10:1–23 Jesus calls the apostles
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.
Deuteronomy 8:1–20 Remember the Lord your God
Matthew 10:24–42 Instruction to the apostles
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.
Deuteronomy 9:1–22 Not because of righteousness
Matthew 11:1–19 Messengers from John the Baptist
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.
Deuteronomy 9:23—10:22 The Golden Calf
Matthew 11:20–30 I will give you rest
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.
Deuteronomy 11:1–25 Love and serve the Lord
Matthew 12:1–21 Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath
Psalm 104 (morning)
Psalm 118; 111 (evening)
Collect for the Holy Spirit
O Lord God, heavenly Father, You gave Your only Son to die for our sins and to rise again for our justification. By Your Holy Spirit grant us newness of life that through the power of Christ’s resurrection we may dwell with Him forever; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord.Amen.
Preparing for Sunday, October 13, Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
Proverbs 25:6–14 Do not exalt yourself
Ephesians 4:1–6 Unity in the Body of Christ
Luke 14:1–11 Humble yourself
585 Lord Jesus Christ, with Us Abide
557 Seek Where You May to Find a Way
644 The Church’s One Foundation
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.