Prince of Peace in Prayer
February 11-17, 2018
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.
Job 7:1–21 Job sees no hope for his life
John 4:7–26 The woman at the well
Psalm 19 (morning)
Psalm 81; 113 (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.
Job 8:1–22 Bildad speaks to Job
John 4:27–45 The Samaritan woman’s testimony
Psalm 136 (morning)
Psalm 97; 112 (evening)
For deliverance against temptation and evil; for the addicted and despairing, the tortured and oppressed; for those struggling with sin.
Job 9:1–35 Job replies to Bildad
John 4:46–54 Jesus heals an official’s son
Psalm 123 (morning)
Psalm 30; 86 (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.
Job 10:1–22 Job’s plea to God
John 5:1–18 The healing at the pool on the Sabbath
Psalm 5 (morning)
Psalm 27; 51 (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.
Job 11:1–20 Zophar speaks to Job
John 5:19–29 The authority of the Son
Psalm 38 (morning)
Psalm 126; 102 (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.
Job 12:1–6, 12–25 Job replies to Zophar
John 5:30–47 Witnesses to Jesus
Psalm 22 (morning)
Psalm 107; 130 (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.
Job 13:1–12 Job hopes in God
John 6:1–21 Feeding of the five thousand
Psalm 43 (morning)
Psalm 31; 143 (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, February 18, First Sunday in Lent
Genesis 3:1–21 The Fall
2Corinthians 6:1–10 The ministry of reconciliation
Matthew 4:1–11 The temptation of Jesus
655 Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Your Word
656 A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
420 Christ, the Life of All the Living
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.