6/12 – Numbers 16:1-50 and Numbers 17:1-15 – When has greed consumed my peace and swallowed my happiness? Prayer starter: All authority comes from you, Almighty God. May we exercise the power given to us in your name and always for your purposes.
6/13 – Numbers 17:16-28 and Numbers 18:1-32 – How do I show responsibility for the “much” that has been give to me? Prayer starter: Lord, how we long to be possessed by you alone! Many cares and false gods work to dominate our lives, but help us to surrender only to you.
6/14 – Numbers 19:1-13, Numbers 20:1,22-29 – Do I place human beings, even privileged ones, before my devotion to God? Prayer starter: Lord God, you are the source of life and your kingdom the frontier beyond death. Teach us to know the difference between the realms of the sacred and the profane.
6/15 – Numbers 20:2-13 and Numbers 21:4-9 – When have my own words betrayed the dangerous pride hidden in my motives? Prayer starter: Your’s alone is the power and the glory, Lord God of Hosts. Grant us the humility to know who we are, and who we are not.
6/16 – Numbers 19:14-21, Numbers 20:1-3,10-35 and Numbers 22:1 – What’s more important, accuracy or effect, when telling a teaching story? Prayer starter: The journey of faith takes a lifetime to walk, and our steps may falter. Faithful and true God, be our guide and companion on the way that leads to you.
6/17 – Numbers 22:2-35 – Do I speak and act routinely for God’s purposes or for personal gain? Prayer starter: Lord, you gave us with your Son, Jesus Christ, the Word made flesh to live among us. May this Word speak in the example of our lives.
6/18 – Numbers 22:36-44 and Numbers 23-24 – How do I cooperate with, and how do I resist, the word of God spoken to me? Prayer starter: God of truth, your Son Jesus provides the way, the truth, and the life for those who believe. Break our resistance to His life-giving word.