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Good Morning, Lord!
I Am Baptized
For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. (Gal. 3:27 ESV)
Make the sign of the cross as you say, “In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.”
A Morning Prayer
Heavenly Father, today we begin a new workweek, but many of us will not be going to work. We thank you for the skills, talents, and abilities with which you have blessed us. Please help us to use those blessings as we go about our daily lives. Help us to see the opportunities You give us to use those blessings to bless our neighbors and to worship You. Help us see our daily interactions as the places and times You have given us so that we might love You with all of our heart, soul, strength, and mind, and love our neighbors as ourselves. We ask these things in Jesus’ name. Amen.
I Believe …
I believe in God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth.
And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the
virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He
descended into hell. The third day He rose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven
and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty. From thence He will come to judge
the living and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy Christian Church, the communion of saints, the
forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.
Bible Reading – Psalm 91
Questions for Meditation
What does this reading teach you about Jesus, what He said and did, or what He wants His followers to believe? What does it teach you about God’s love and forgiveness?
What does this reading lead you to be thankful for?
What behavior, thought, or attitude does this reading challenge? What sin does it lead you to confess?
How might you pray for God to have a richer impact on your life through this reading?
Pray for God to help you to understand and believe His Word.
Pray for increased faith, hope, and love.
Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be Thy name,
Thy kingdom come,
Thy will be done on earth
as it is in heaven;
give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those
who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For Thine is the kingdom
and the power and the glory
forever and ever. Amen.
Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen. (Eph. 3:20-21 ESV)