5/17 – Jeremiah 31:31-34 – How do the words of Jeremiah on the “new Covenant” help me better appreciate Jesus and his message? Prayer starter: Lord of the prophets, we thank you for the way they proclaimed your word and prompted us to experience its perennial freshness.
5/18 – Hebrews 9:1-10 – What can I do to help revive and refresh liturgy and worship in my community? Prayer starter: Lord Jesus, we believe in your loving presence so your Church will never fail. May our liturgies and our commitment be a living work ”in spirit and truth.”
5/19 – Hebrews 9:11-22 – How often and how deeply do I acknowledge God’s gift of forgiveness? Prayer starter: Ever living and forgiving Lord, we worship you and we praise you for making, through the death and resurrection of Christ, “grace abound all the more where sins increased.”
5/20 – Hebrews 9:23-28 – Is my relationship with God based more on hope or on fear? Prayer starter: Lord, Jesus, as we await your second coming, help us to ground our lives on the good news of salvation arising from your first coming.
5/21- Hebrews 10:1-18 – How can I shift from any permanent sense of guilt to responsiveness to God’s forgiveness? Prayer starter: Lord of mercy, recreate in us the wonders of your forgiveness and may we seek to do your will with a contrite spirit and a renewed heart.
5/22 – Psalm 40 – How can I make of prayer and worship a listening experience to what God has to say? Prayer starter: O Living God, I truly wish to find delight in doing your will. Together with your son, Jesus, I pray, ”Abba, Father, Thy will be done, not mine.”
5/23 – Hebrews 10:19-25 – How would I characterize the way I live our faith, hope, and love? Prayer starter: Lord Jesus, you have opened for us a new way to the Father. Strengthen our faith, sustain our hope, and keep our hearts burning with your love.
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