3/1 – Joshua 1 – When does God call me not to fear and to rely on him? Prayer starter: O God of the covenant, as I serve you and your people, teach me to rely on you completely. Help me to keep the covenant I have with you.
3/2 – Joshua 2 – Have I experienced God working through unlikely people in my own life? Prayer starter: Gracious God, you provided for your people from the dawn of creation. Help me to trust in your providence especially when I see your hand at work in unlikely people, places, and situations.
3/3 – Joshua 3, Joshua 4 – What memorials do you have that remind you of God’s activity in your life? Prayer starter: Gracious and compassionate God, help me to see your presence in all the crossings in my life. Help me to recall that you made these possible.
3/4 – Joshua 5, Joshua 6 – Do I trust in God’s promises even when they seem arbitrary? Prayer starter: Almighty God, yours is the victory. Help me believe and trust in you completely in the battles of my life.
3/5 – Joshua 7:1-11,24-26, Joshua 8:26-35 – How does my individual sins affect the entire community? Prayer starter: O forgiving God, I thank you for your mercy and forgiveness when I fail. Thank you for renewing your promises to me and help me renew mine to you.
3/6 – Joshua 9, Joshua 10 – How often do I accept violence because culture condones it? Prayer starter: Creator God, you who created everyone in your image, help me to be critical of whatever opposes the dignity of all peoples. Help me to defend and support the innocent victims of violence.
3/7 – Joshua 11-13 – Do you realize that the piece of creation on which you live is a gift of God? Prayer starter: God of creation, you have gifted us with the earth and the entire solar system. Help us to be faithful and responsible stewards of this fragile earth.