I am the bread of life!

Daily Rhythm

Devotional Diary 30 July – 5 August 2018

Readings for this week with thanks to www.umcdiscipleship.org 

Sunday 5 August is the eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a. David takes Bathsheba, pregnant with his child, into his household as one of his wives when news of Uriah’s death/murder arrives. The Lord sends Nathan to rebuke David and to announce a curse upon him and his family. David acknowledges his sin.

Psalm 51:1-12. A psalm sometimes described as David’s confession after the confrontation with Nathan.

Ephesians 4:1-16. The abundant giftedness of the members of the body of Christ is designed by God to build up its unity under Jesus Christ and in the power of the Holy Spirit.

John 6:24-35. Jesus announces to the crowd that crossed the sea to catch up with him, “I am the bread of life.”

Monday:

Adoration Focus: “When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died…”  Each day spend a minute picturing Christ giving His life for you and give Him praise.

Confession: Christ has given His life for you, what is He asking you to give to him?  This is a process: each day bring more of your life to God.  Focus: your love…

The Word: See readings above or use your own devotional aids

Seeking the Kingdom

Shared Focus: This week: praying that the world may see Christ lifted up from the earth (His death on the cross) and be draw by the sacrificial love of God.  Each day pray for a different aspect of life: the lonely, those abandoned by love, people that are embittered, the abused etc. Who will you pray for today?

Personal prayers: (Use this section to list people you need to pray for or situations of personal concern that you need to bring before God in prayer.

Dedication: “I will go Lord, where you lead me…”

 Tuesday:

Adoration Focus: “When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died…”  Each day spend a minute picturing Christ giving His life for you and give Him praise.

Confession: Christ has given His life for you, what is He asking you to give to him?  This is a process: each day bring more of your life to God. Focus: your creative energy…

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: This week: praying that the world may see Christ lifted up from the earth (His death on the cross) and be draw by the sacrificial love of God.  Each day pray for a different aspect of life: the lonely, those abandoned by love, people that are embittered, the abused etc. Who will you pray for today?

Personal Prayers:

Dedication: “I will go Lord, where you lead me…”

Wednesday:

Adoration Focus: “When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died…”  Each day spend a minute picturing Christ giving His life for you and give Him praise.

Confession: Christ has given His life for you, what is He asking you to give to him?  This is a process: each day bring more of your life to God.  Focus: Your future…

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: This week: praying that the world may see Christ lifted up from the earth (His death on the cross) and be draw by the sacrificial love of God.  Each day pray for a different aspect of life: the lonely, those abandoned by love, people that are embittered, the abused etc. Who will you pray for today?

Personal prayers:

Dedication: “I will go Lord, where you lead me…”

Thursday:

Adoration Focus: “When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died…”  Each day spend a minute picturing Christ giving His life for you and give Him praise.

Confession: Christ has given His life for you, what is He asking you to give to him?  This is a process: each day bring more of your life to God.  Your financial resources…

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: This week: praying that the world may see Christ lifted up from the earth (His death on the cross) and be draw by the sacrificial love of God.  Each day pray for a different aspect of life: the lonely, those abandoned by love, people that are embittered, the abused etc. Who will you pray for today?

Personal prayers:

Dedication: “I will go Lord, where you lead me…”

Friday:

Adoration Focus: “When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died…”  Each day spend a minute picturing Christ giving His life for you and give Him praise.

Confession: Christ has given His life for you, what is He asking you to give to him?  This is a process: each day bring more of your life to God.  Your time…

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: This week: praying that the world may see Christ lifted up from the earth (His death on the cross) and be draw by the sacrificial love of God.  Each day pray for a different aspect of life: the lonely, those abandoned by love, people that are embittered, the abused etc. Who will you pray for today?

Personal prayers:

Dedication: “I will go Lord, where you lead me…”

Saturday:

Adoration Focus: “When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died…”  Each day spend a minute picturing Christ giving His life for you and give Him praise.

Confession: Christ has given His life for you, what is He asking you to give to him?  This is a process: each day bring more of your life to God. Your focus…

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: This week: praying that the world may see Christ lifted up from the earth (His death on the cross) and be draw by the sacrificial love of God.  Each day pray for a different aspect of life: the lonely, those abandoned by love, people that are embittered, the abused etc. Who will you pray for today?

Personal prayers:

Dedication: “I will go Lord, where you lead me…”

Sunday:

Adoration Focus: “When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died…”  Each day spend a minute picturing Christ giving His life for you and give Him praise.

Confession: Christ has given His life for you, what is He asking you to give to him?  This is a process: each day bring more of your life to God. Your worship…

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: This week: praying that the world may see Christ lifted up from the earth (His death on the cross) and be draw by the sacrificial love of God.  Each day pray for a different aspect of life: the lonely, those abandoned by love, people that are embittered, the abused etc. Who will you pray for today?

Personal prayers:

Dedication: “I will go Lord, where you lead me…”