11/6 – Revelation 7:1-8 – Do I think of salvation in terms that are exclusive or inclusive? Prayer starter: God of Abraham, we thank you for calling and for gathering to yourself a countless people, as many as the stars in heaven.
11/7 – Revelation 7:9-17 – Do I hope and pray for the salvation of all? Prayer starter: Lord Jesus, be our shepherd and our guide to the living waters so that we thirst no more.
11/8 – Revelation 8:1-13 – Do I believe that prayer can make a difference in time of ordeal? Prayer starter: Lord God, you take no pleasure in the death of anyone or in the destruction of any of your creatures. Give us the wisdom and the courage to amend our lives and to be agents of peace, not of destruction.
11/9 – Revelation 9:1-21 – We should learn from the past. But how come there is so much destruction in our day and age? Prayer starter: Lord God, you are the Lord of life and the Lord of history. Help us to stop the folly of war and destruction and to abide by your ways of peace and justice.
11/10 – Revelation 10:1-11 – Which aspect strikes me most in the message of the prophets: the sweet or the bitter side? Prayer starter: Ever-living God, open our hearts to the words spoken by your prophets. Through their words both challenging and comforting help us to discern your thoughts and your ways.
11/11 – Revelation 11:1-14 – How can our Church witness to hope in a time when hopelessness is rampant? Prayer starter: Lord God, you never failed to send prophets to our people especially in times of hardship. Send to our Church the prophets we need to revive hope.
11/12 – Revelation 11:15-19 – Do I truly believe that today’s world ‘has become the kingdom of our Lord?’ Prayer starter: You are our king, and we yearn to have a share in no kingdom other than yours and your Messiah’s.
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