Devotional Guide

Monday
November 18

Bible Reading:

Jeremiah 23:1-6

Reflection:

How do you react when leaders in society fail to live up to their commitments?

Prayer Focus:

Pray for our church and national leaders that some will provide the righteous care God intends.

Response:

Offer your support and encouragement to some leader you respect today.

Tuesday
November 19

Bible Reading:

Jeremiah 23:1-6

Reflection:

How can we serve the Lord of Righteousness while the People of God are so scattered?

Prayer Focus:

Pray that the authentic community of faith will be able to influence our world for good.

Response:

Find a way to exert your influence in a positive way.

Wednesday
November 20

Bible Reading:

Luke 1:57-79

Reflection:

Have you ever remained silent when you could have spoken out for the cause of Christ?

Prayer Focus:

Pray for courage and faith to lead others to Christ.

Response:

Follow the prompting of the Holy Spirit; you will know what to say when the time is right.

Thursday
November 21

Bible Reading:

Luke 1:68-79

Reflection:

Who are the prophets of God in our time?

Prayer Focus:

Pray for a spiritual awakening throughout our country.

Response:

There are people you know who need to hear a word of redemption.

Friday
November 22

Bible Reading:

Luke 23:33-43

Reflection:

What is the significance of the sign attached to the cross?

Prayer Focus:

Notice that the followers of Christ remained silent as his Lordship was proclaimed to the world.

Response:

Hope and faith can open the doors of opportunity for a life-changing relationship with Christ.

Saturday
November 23

Bible Reading:

Luke 23:39-43

Reflection:

How do you relate to the other two men crucified with Christ?

Prayer Focus:

Pray for people faced with the choice of believing in Jesus as Savior.

Response:

Offer your support to someone who needs Christ in their life.

Sunday
November 24

Bible Reading:

Colossians 1:9-20

Reflection:

What verse stands out to you from today’s reading?

Prayer Focus:

Pray that you will be able to bear lasting fruit for the sake of Christ.

Response:

Worship joyfully as part of the glorious kingdom of Christ.