The Congregation at Prayer: Trinity 1

The Congregation at Prayer

A guide for daily meditation and prayer

Trinity 1

Invocation

In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Apostle’s Creed Catechism on pg. 15, and inside back cover of LSB

Psalm Psalm 33:12-22

Daily Readings (Also found in LSB on pg. 299)

Day

Old Testament

New Testament

Sunday

Eccl. 11:1-10

John 10:22-42

Monday

Eccl. 12:1-14

John 11:1-16

Tuesday

Proverbs 1:8-33

John 11:17-37

Wednesday

Proverbs 3:5-24

John 11:38-57

Thursday

Proverbs 4:1-27

John 12:1-19

Friday

Proverbs 5:1-23

John 12:20-36a

Saturday

Proverbs 8:1-21

John 12:36b-50

Catechism: The Table of Duties

To Widows

The widow who is really in need and left all alone puts her hope in God and continues night and day to pray and to ask God for help. But the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives. 1 Tim. 5:5-6

To Everyone

The commandments . . . are summed up in this one rule: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Rom. 13:9

I urge . . . that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone. 1 Tim. 2:1

Hymn LSB 768 To God the Holy Spirit Let us Pray

Prayers

In Our Prayers This Week

The family of Pastor Hackbarth, David Serkowski (friend of the Sorensens), Amy Feldman (Sorensen’s Daughter in Law, pregnant with complications) Dawn Raabe, Christine Behan (deployed to Guam), Nancy Beguhn-Duboise (friend of Pat Nelson), Howard Thiel, Ashley Chrisinger, Paula Sorensen, Matt Kruse, Sue Barton

Collect of the Week

O God, the strength of all who trust in You, mercifully accept our prayers; and because through the weakness of our mortal nature we can do no good thing, grant us Your grace to keep Your commandments that we may please You in both will and deed; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

Lord’s Prayer

Morning Prayer

I thank You, my heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Your dear Son, that You have kept me this night from all harm and danger; and I pray that You would keep me this day also from sin and every evil, that all my doings and life may please You. For into Your hands I commend myself, my body and soul, and all things. Let Your holy angel be with me, that the evil foe may have no power over me. Amen.

Evening Prayer

I thank You, my heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Your dear Son, that you have graciously kept me this day; and I pray that you would forgive me all my sins where I have done wrong, and graciously keep me this night. For into Your hands I commend myself, my body and soul, and all things. Let Your holy angel be with me, that the evil foe may have

no power over me. Amen.

Mealtime Prayer

The eyes of all look to You, O Lord, and You give them their food at the proper time. You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing.

Lord God, heavenly Father, bless us and these Your gifts which we receive from Your bountiful goodness, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Next Weekend’s Readings

Trinity 2

Proverbs 9:1-10

Psalm 34:12-22

1 John 3:13-18

Luke 14:15-24

Wisdom has issued an invitation to the divine feast: “Come, eat of my bread and drink of the wine I have mixed. Leave your simple ways, and live, and walk in the way of insight” (Prov. 9:5–6). This is the call of the Spirit of Christ to believe the Gospel and to receive His saving gifts in the Holy Supper. Many make excuses and reject this invitation, even as the Jews did in the days of Jesus, yet the Master’s house will be filled. The Gospel call therefore goes out to the lowly and despised, into the highways, even to all the Gentiles (Luke 14:15–24). In Christ, believing Jews and Gentiles are no longer strangers but fellow members of the household of God. The enmity of class and race is put to death through the cross. Having been reconciled in the one Body of Christ, we are enabled to love one another (1 John 3:13–18) as we await the marriage feast of the Lamb in His kingdom which will have no end.

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