Tuesday, June 28, 2011

June 28

"O You who gives us every good and perfect gift, teach us to pray rightly. As we bow before you may we gain the spirit of your life and learn the lessons of your love. Help us, our God, to overlook the faults of others by gaining the vision of the faultless Christ. In his name. Amen."

Monday, June 20, 2011

June 20

"Our just and true God, we thank you that fearless men have ever been chosen in every generation to remedy wrong. We thank you that you are speaking today to us. May we hear and heed. Faithful and firm in you may your servants today convince our age of the evil of self-indulgence and dishonesty that men may turn to righteous living. In Jesus' name. Amen."

Sunday, June 19, 2011

June 19

"Help us, our Master, to testify of your presence and power in a forceful and personal way. May we speak with power because we speak with conviction. Help us to walk daily with the vision of yourself before us, and thus point others to you constantly. Amen."

Saturday, June 18, 2011

June 18

"Our loving Lord, may we so live that you may be able to speak well of us. Within the inner realm of our lives may we be pure and true, great in the things which appeal to you, and loyal to your own truth. Amen."

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

June 14

"Gracious Lord and Master, grant that we may take the place of the humblest of your servants and break the alabaster box of love upon your feet. May we never glory in our external surroundings, but rejoice that you have given to us your mercy and forgiveness in view of our many failures and sins. Amen."

Monday, June 13, 2011

June 13

"Our loving Saviour, may our homes entertain you constantly. Will you be the guest about our table day by day. May the very rooms of our souls be filled with the odors of the precious ointment, the ointment of sacrifice, self-forgetfulness and love. Amen."

Sunday, June 12, 2011

June 12

"O you who are an all-seeing God, you who are no respecter of persons, look into our hearts, and may we humble ourselves that you may counsel us. And in our prayer life may we never let vain repetition take the place of genuine petition. In the Saviour's name. Amen."

Saturday, June 11, 2011

June 11

"Our Father, the Father of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, we praise you for your constant presence with us. We thank you that you are with us not only as we confess you, but when we are alone in life's wilderness, and when we, like our Saviour, are severely tempted by the adversary. May we, in Christ, be worthy of your words of approval, 'In you I am well pleased.' Amen."

Friday, June 10, 2011

June 10

"O You who have quieted the ambitions of men by your voice, will you speak to us. May we come down from every mount of transfiguration and privilege with your counsel ringing in our ears, and the reflections of the Face Resplendent in our faces. Amen."