6/7 – John 16:4-15 – In what instances have I felt comfort and inspiration from the spirit of truth to proclaim Gospel values? Prayer starter: Spirit of truth and freedom, lead us to a deeper understanding of what Jesus has revealed to us from the Father as our guide and our advocate.
6/8 – John 16:16-24 – What in the Gospel have I come to discover and understand more fully with the help of the Holy Spirit? Prayer starter: Come, Holy Spirit, and guide me to a better understanding of and greater commitment to the Gospel of Christ.
6/9 – John 16:25-33 – Have there been times when I have been tempted to give up because of the presence of evil in the world? Prayer starter: Give me a part, Lord Jesus, In your victory over the world, by a victory over the evil in me that needs to be transfigured by your Resurrection.
6/10 – John 17:1-26 – How often do I pray for the unity of all disciples of Christ? Prayer starter: Make us realize how much you care about the mission of your disciples in the world. Together we pray with you ”that they aIl may be one.”
6/11 – John 18:1-14 – When have I been tempted to get angry over a religious matter? Prayer starter: Blessed are you, Lord, for redeeming our human violence with your loving nonviolence. Make of each one of us an instrument of your peace.
6/12 – John 18:15-27 – Have there been instances in which I didn’t dare to speak out and proclaim my faith in Jesus? Prayer starter: You are the true and faithful witness and you never feared to speak openly of your Father. Lord Jesus, give us the courage to stand up for your Gospel.
6/13 – John 18:28 -19:16a – Have I ever found myself ambivalent and unable to abide by the truth spoken by Jesus? Prayer starter: Lord Jesus, you testified to the truth and never tried to gain power from this world. Make of each one of us true witnesses of this kingdom where only love and service are allowed to rule.
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