10/30 – Revelation 1:4-8 – How could we better appropriate the reading of Revelation not only privately but as a community? Prayer starter: Lord Jesus, we long for the day you will come in glory. We acclaim you as our Lord and we say a vibrant and joyful Amen to your coming.
10/31 – Revelation 1:9-20 – Have I been a brother or a sister sharing the affliction and the deliverance of other members of the community? Prayer starter: Lord Jesus, when we are going through rough times, help us to keep focused on the radiant light of your resurrection and to find peace and comfort in your presence as the Living One.
11/1 – Revelation 2:1-17 – Who is the Christ you believe in and celebrate in your local church? Prayer starter: Speak, Lord Jesus, so that your Church may grow in the contemplation of Whom you are and may reflect ever more faithfully the light of your resurrection.
11/2 – Revelation 2:18-29 and Revelation 3:1-22 – How does my local church fare in terms of faith, love, hope, and service? Prayer starter: Lord Jesus, may you find our church worthy of your praises and willing to accomplish, through your guidance, greater works for the advancement of your kingdom.
11/3 – Revelation 4:1-11 – Do I praise God often enough for the beauty and the goodness of creation? Prayer starter: God, Almighty Creator of all that exists, we worship you and we praise you for the wonders of your creation and for the many ways though which you manifest yourself.
11/4 – Revelation 5:1-14 – Does my belief in the resurrection of Christ make a difference in times when hopelessness threatens? Prayer starter: Lord Jesus, we acclaim you as the victorious Lamb and for opening up the seals of Scripture for us.
11/5 – Revelation 6:1-17 – How do I react to monstrous calamities: outrage, resignation, support to victims, supplication to God? Prayer starter: How long, Lord Jesus, are destruction and violence to rage around us? You conquered death and evil through love and non-violence. May your kingdom come through justice.