1/30 – 1 Corinthians 3 – What unique gifts, sacredness, did I notice today in myself? in someone else? Prayer starter: Help me, Lord, to honor your presence in each person I will meet today.
1/31 – 1 Corinthians 4 – Where in my life do I exhibit the enthusiasm of the new convert? the wisdom of the dedicated disciple? Prayer starter: Thank you, Lord, for the joy to celebrate life as it is and the steadfastness to work for life as it should be.
2/1 – 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 and 1 Corinthians 6:1-12 – Do I see the 10 Commandments as a checklist or as an invitation to love? Prayer starter: O Holy Spirit, shine your light into the darkest corners of my soul. Make all things clean and new.
2/2 – 1 Corinthians 6:13-20 and 1 Corinthians 7:1-16 – Am I really aware that I am a part of something greater than myself? Prayer starter: Embrace me, Lord Jesus, and carry me ever more deeply into relationship.
2/3 – 1 Corinthians 7:17-40 – What have I been putting off that really needs doing? Prayer starter: Come, Holy Spirit! Heal what divides us so we might better see what united us.
2/4 – 1 Corinthians 8 – Do I embrace the freedom I have to build up the community? Prayer starter: Free me, Lord, from illusions of false freedom.
2/5 – 1 Corinthians 9 – Whom did I reach out to today? Prayer starter: Use my hands and head and heart today, Lord, as the means by which someone may encounter you.