Who are you following?

Daily Rhythm

Devotional Diary 4 – 10 February 2019

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

Sunday 10 February is the fifth Sunday after Epiphany Sunday.

Isaiah 6: 1-13. Isaiah’s vision and call. The Lord sits on his throne. Here I am, send me!

Psalm 138. The Lord is Holy, he will fulfill his purposes in your life.

1 Corinthians 15: 1-11. This is the Good News that we proclaim.

Luke 5: 1-11. The miraculous catch, Jesus calls and they follow.

Monday:

Adoration Focus: Before the throne of God above….worship God in spirit and in truth!

Confession: Use Psalm 139 as the basis for your confessions this week. Verse 1 and 2: ‘O Lord, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up …’   Let God search the habits and cycles of your life. What is God saying to you?

The Word: Use readings above or your own devotional readings.

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: As God searches you this week, so you search the world around you. What is its condition? What are its needs? How is it yearning for the fullness of God’s life? Today search your family . Now pray.

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:  Psalm 139: 24 ‘Lead me in the way everlasting’ Amen

Tuesday:

Adoration Focus: Before the throne of God above…bow in reverence.

Confession: Use Psalm 139 as the basis for your confessions this week.  Verse 2 ‘you discern my thoughts from far away.’

Let God search the thoughts of your mind. What is God saying to you?

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: As God searches you this week, so you search the world around you. What is its condition? What are its needs? How is it yearning for the fullness of God’s life? Today search your daily environment. Now pray.

Personal prayers:

Dedication: Psalm 139: 24 ‘Lead me in the way everlasting’ Amen

Wednesday:

Adoration Focus: Before the throne of God above…receive God grace.

Confession: Use Psalm 139 as the basis for your confessions this week. Verse 3 ‘You search out my path’  Let God search the path of your life. What is God saying to you?

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: As God searches you this week, so you search the world around you. What is its condition? What are its needs? How is it yearning for the fullness of God’s life? Today search your city. Now pray.

Personal prayers:

Dedication: Psalm 139: 24 ‘Lead me in the way everlasting’ Amen

Thursday:

Adoration Focus: Before the throne of God above…the river flows from the throne…receive its life.

Confession: Use Psalm 139 as the basis for your confessions this week. Verse 4 ‘Even before a word is on my tongue, O Lord, you know it completely’. Let God search the words you speak. What is God saying to you?

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: As God searches you this week, so you search the world around you. What is its condition? What are its needs? How is it yearning for the fullness of God’s life? Today search your country. Now pray.

Personal prayers:

Dedication: Psalm 139: 24 ‘Lead me in the way everlasting’ Amen

Friday:

Adoration Focus: Before the throne of God above…you are God’s child.

Confession: Use Psalm 139 as the basis for your confessions this week. Verse 11 and 12 If I say, “Surely the darkness shall cover me,    and the light around me become night,”12 even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is as bright as the day,for darkness is as light to you. Let God search the hidden parts of your life. What is God saying to you?

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: As God searches you this week, so you search the world around you. What is its condition? What are its needs? How is it yearning for the fullness of God’s life? Today search your world. Now pray.

Personal prayers:

Dedication: Psalm 139: 24 ‘Lead me in the way everlasting’ Amen

Saturday:

Adoration Focus: Before the throne of God…lay down you idols.

Confession: Use Psalm 139 as the basis for your confessions this week. Verse 23 Search me, O God, and know my heart;

test me and know my thoughts. Let God search your heart . What is God saying to you?

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus: As God searches you this week, so you search the world around you. What is its condition? What are its needs? How is it yearning for the fullness of God’s life? Today search your church denomination . Now pray.

Personal prayers:

Dedication: Psalm 139: 24 ‘Lead me in the way everlasting’ Amen

Sunday:

Adoration Focus: Before the throne of God…worship in the beauty of his holiness.

Confession: Use Psalm 139 as the basis for your confessions this week. Verse 24 See if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. Let God search y. What is God our ways. How is God leading you?

The Word:

Seeking the Kingdom:

Shared Focus:  As God searches you this week, so you search the world around you. What is its condition? What are its needs? How is it yearning for the fullness of God’s life? Today search your local church . Now pray.

Personal prayers:

Dedication: Psalm 139: 24 ‘Lead me in the way everlasting’ Amen