3/22 – Judges 13 – Do I believe that God has set me apart for him from my conception? Prayer starter: God, you who are beyond all naming, help me to be awestruck in your presence. Deliver me from any attempt to capture you in any way.
3/23 – Judges 14 – When have you felt God’s Spirit coming upon you? Prayer starter: O God, help me to realize that ultimately all my strength comes from you. Continue to strengthen my commitment to you.
3/24 – Judges 15 – Have you ever used violence and retaliation as a means to get your way? Prayer starter: Peace-living God, help me to refrain from all forms of violence. Teach me how to love rather than retaliate.
3/25 – Judges 16 – How has God renewed my strength in times of great distress? Prayer starter: God, you are the source of all strength. Strengthen me so as to better serve you and everyone around me.
3/26 – Judges 17 – Have I built my own shrines and carved my own idols to replace the one true God? Prayer starter: Who is like you, God, who made me and all of creation? Help me to image you to others in all that I do.
3/27 – Judges 18 – Are there times in my life when I really do get what I deserve? Prayer starter: God of justice, help me to be just toward others by observing your law rather than what seems best in my own eyes.
3/28 – Judges 19 – What unhealthy behaviors in my own life do I need to examine? Prayer starter: Gracious God, may your arms of compassion be wrapped around all those who have been abused in any way. Help me to avoid abusing others or allowing myself to be abused.