Wednesday Lent 5 “Refresh and Renew” Devotion

Introduction to Refresh & Renew

223200This year Redeemer is focusing on Martin Luther’s Catechisms for Lent.  Each day a new devotion will be published with the assigned reading from the Small Catechism.  Additional readings form the Large Catechism highlighting one part of the day’s topic will be included.  You may desire to read one part of this devotion in the morning and the other part in the evening.  Readings are hyperlinked to source sites for convenience.

Order for Devotion

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

Pray: Psalm 121

Passage of the Week

42 And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. 43 But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, 44 and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. 45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Mark 10)

Morning Small Catechism Reading – The Lord’s Prayer

Evening Large Catechism Reading (Part 3, 85-111) – The Lord’s Prayer Fifth and Sixth Petition

Lord’s Prayer

Prayers for Others and Ourselves

Closing Prayer – Morning

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.

Then go joyfully to your work, singing a hymn, like that of the Ten Commandments, or whatever your devotion may suggest.

Closing Prayer – Evening

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.

Then go to sleep at once and in good cheer.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s