Prince of Peace in Prayer
Fourth Sunday after Trinity
June 24–30, 2018
For the joy of the resurrection among us; for the fruit of faith nourished by the Word and the Sacraments.
Proverbs 30:1–9, 18–33The proverbs of Solomon
John 20:19–31 Sorrow will turn to joy
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.
Proverbs 31:10–31 The woman who fears the Lord
John 21:1–25 Jesus appears to the disciples
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.
Joshua 1:1–18 The commissioning of Joshua
Acts 8:1–25 Simon Magus
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.
Joshua 2:1–24 Rahab hides the spies
Acts 8:26–40 The Ethiopian eunuch
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.
Joshua 3:1–17 Israel crosses the Jordan
Acts 9:1–22 The conversion of Saul
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.
Joshua 4:1–24 Memorial stones from the Jordan
Acts 9:23–43 Saul in Jerusalem
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.
Joshua 5:1—6:5The new generation of Israelites are circumcised
Acts 10:1–17 Peter and Cornelius
Psalm 61 (morning)
Psalm 138; 98 (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, July 1, Fifth Sunday after Trinity
Old Testament: 1Kings 19:11–21
Epistle: 1Peter 3:8–15
Gospel: Luke 5:1–11
718 Jesus, Lead Thou On
688 “Come, Follow Me,” the Savior Spake
548 Thanks to Thee, O Christ, Victorious
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.