Saturday, May 07, 2016

My Father Is Still Working

CALL TO PRAYER
Repeat and or meditate on this verse until your thoughts are centered on God.
God reigns! Let earth rejoice!
Let oceans shout God's might!
Borne up by truth and righteousness,
God's throne is our delight.
Rejoice! Rejoice!
God reigns, let earth rejoice!
 —Psalm 97:1-2, tune: Marion (listen below)

SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY
My Father is still working, and I also am working.
—John 5:17
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
The holy rest which was enjoined by the Law of Moses is not disturbed when we are employed in works of God.
 —John Calvin
TODAY'S PRAYER
O God, may I never allow my obedience to you to prevent me from doing your will among my neighbors...
 
YOUR OWN PRAYERS
Allow the above to help guide your own confession, praise, thanksgiving, and/or petition.

THE LORD'S PRAYER
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil; for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.
 —Matthew 6:9-13

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