Prince of Peace in Prayer
Third Sunday after Trinity
June 17–23, 2018
For the joy of the resurrection among us; for the fruit of faith nourished by the Word and the Sacraments.
Proverbs 17:1–28The proverbs of Solomon
John 16:17–33 Sorrow will turn to joy
Psalm 67 (morning)
Psalm 46; 93 (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.
Proverbs 20:5–25 The way of wisdom
John 17:1–26 A new commandment
Psalm 51 (morning)
Psalm 85; 47 (evening)
For deliverance against temptation and evil; for the addicted and despairing, the tortured and oppressed; for those struggling with sin.
Proverbs 22:1–21The proverbs of Solomon
John 18:1–14 The way, the truth, and the life
Psalm 54 (morning)
Psalm 28; 99 (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.
Proverbs 22:22—23:12The proverbs of Solomon
John 18:15–40 The promise of the Holy Spirit
Psalm 65 (morning)
Psalm 125; 91 (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.
Proverbs 24:1–22The proverbs of Solomon
John 19:1–22 The true Vine
Psalm 143 (morning)
Psalm 81; 116 (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.
Proverbs 25:1–22The proverbs of Solomon
John 19:23–42 The hatred of the world
Psalm 86 (morning)
Psalm 6; 19 (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.
Proverbs 27:1–24The proverbs of Solomon
John 20:1–18 The work of the Holy Spirit
Psalm 122 (morning)
Psalm 141; 90 (evening)
Prayer 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, June 24, Fourth Sunday after Trinity
Genesis 50:15–21 Joseph forgives his brothers
Romans 8:18–23 Future glory
Luke 6:36–42 Judging others
732All Depends on Our Possessing
696 O God, My Faithful God
649Blest Be the Tie That Binds
601All Who Believe and Are Baptized
Luther’s Morning Prayer
I thank you, my heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Your dear Son, that You havekept 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 thisday; 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.