Daily Prayers & Readings

Messiah Daily Readings and Prayers – 2022
March 13 thru March 20
 
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
 
DAILY PSALM 105:1-15. 42
 
DAILY READING: 
 
3.13.2022. Second Sunday in Lent   
Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 God’s covenant with Abraham 
Luke 13:31-35 Jesus laments lost Jerusalem 
 
3.14.2022 Romans 4:1-12 Abraham’s faith 
 
3.15.2022 First Corinthians 10:1-13 God is faithful
 
3.16.2022 Luke l3:22-31the narrow door
 
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Prayer 
God of the covenant, 
in the mystery of the cross you promise everlasting life to the world. 
Gather all peoples into your arms, and shelter us with your mercy, 
that we may rejoice in the life we share in your Son, 
Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and forever. Amen
 
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
 
DAILY PSALM 63:1-8
 
DAILY READING:
 
3.17.2022 Revelation 2:8-11 warns the church at Smyrna
 
3.18.2022 Revelation 3:1-6 warns the church at Sardis 
 
3.19.2022 Luke 6:43-45 a tree bears fruit 
 
3.20.2022 Third Sunday in Lent 
Isaiah 55:1-9 Come to the Water!
Luke 13:1-9 Parable of the Fig Tree 
 
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday Prayer
Prayer of the Day
Eternal God, your kingdom has broken into our troubled world 
through the life, death, and resurrection of your Son. 
Help us to hear your word and obey it, 
and bring your saving love to fruition in our lives, 
through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and forever. Amen 


Messiah Daily Readings and Prayers – 2022
March 6 thru March 13
 
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
 
DAILY PSALM 17
 
DAILY READING: 
 
3.6.2022 Luke 4:1-13 Jesus overcomes Satan in the wilderness
 
3.7 First Chronicles 21:1-17 Satan Temps David
 
3.8 Zechariah 3:1-10 Satan tempts Joshua  
 
March 9, 2022 Wednesday 
Job 1:1-22 Satan tempts Job
Luke 21:34—22:6 Satan enters Judas 
 
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Prayer 
O Lord God, you led your people through the wilderness 
and brought them to the promised land. 
Guide us now, so that, following your Son, 
we may walk safely through the wilderness of this world 
toward the life you alone can give, 
through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and forever.
 
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
 
DAILY PSALM 27
 
DAILY READING:
 
3.10.2022 / Genesis 13:1-7, 14-18 Abraham begins his pilgrimage
 
3.11.2022 Genesis 14:17-24 Melchizedek blesses Abraham
 
3.12.2022. Matthew 23:37-39 Jesus laments Jerusalem 
 
3.13.2022. SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT  
Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 God’s covenant with Abraham 
Luke 13:31-35 Jesus laments lost Jerusalem 
 
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday Prayer 
God of the covenant, 
in the mystery of the cross you promise everlasting life to the world. 
Gather all peoples into your arms, and shelter us with your mercy, 
that we may rejoice in the life we share in your Son, 
Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and forever.


Messiah Daily Readings and Prayers – 2022
February 27 thru March 6 
 
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
 
DAILY PSALM 50:1-6
 
DAILY READING: 
 
2.28.2022
Exodus 19:7-25 Moses on the mountain
Hebrews 2:1-4 salvation 
 
3.1.2022
Job 19:23-27 Job will see God
First Timothy 3:14-16 our religion 
 
DAILY PRAYER 
Holy God, mighty and immortal, 
you are beyond our knowing, 
yet we see your glory in the face of Jesus Christ. 
Transform us into the likeness of your Son, 
who renewed our humanity so that we may share in his divinity, 
Jesus Christ our Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and forever. Amen
 
March 3, 2022 Ash Wednesday 
Psalm 51
Isaiah 58:1-12 fasting 
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 practicing the faith 
 
ASH WEDNESDAY PRAYER 
Gracious God, 
out of your love and mercy you breathed into dust the breath of life, 
creating us to serve you and our neighbors. 
Call forth our prayers and acts of kindness, 
and strengthen us to face our mortality 
with confidence in the mercy of your Son, 
Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and forever. Amen
 
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
 
DAILY PSALM 51
 
DAILY READING:
 
3.3.2022
Jonah 3:1-10 Nineveh repents 
Romans 1:1-7 preach the good news
 
3.4.2022
Jonah 4:1-11 God corrects Jonah
Romans 1:8-17 Live by faith 
 
3.5.2022.
Isaiah 58:1-12 fasting 
Matthew 18:1-7 humility 
 
3.6.2022. First Sunday in Lent 
Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7
Matthew 4:1-11 Jesus overcomes temptation 
 
DAILY PRAYER 
O Lord God, you led your people through the wilderness 
and brought them to the promised land. 
Guide us now, so that, following your Son, 
we may walk safely through the wilderness of this world 
toward the life you alone can give, 
through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and forever.
Amen


Messiah Daily Readings and Prayers – 2022
February 6 thru February 13
 
ONE  – PRAY THE DAILY PSALM 
 
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Psalm 1
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Psalm 120
 
TWO  – DAILY READINGS
 
February 6, 2022 / 5th Sunday after the Epiphany 
Isaiah 6 – the Call of Isaiah
Luke 4 – the miraculous catch of fish and call of disciples 
 
Monday February 7
Acts 13:26-34 God raised Jesus (and will raise us)
 
Tuesday February 8 
First Peter 1:17—2:1 born anew 
 
Wednesday February 9 
Luke 11:24-28 we hear the Word and are blessed 
 
Thursday February `10
First Corinthians 15:20-34 resurrection and the end time 
 
Friday February 11
Second Corinthians 1:12-19 the day of the Lord 
 
Saturday February 12
Luke 11:37-52 woe to us when we turn from God and God’s ways 
 
February 13, 2022 / 6th Sunday after the Epiphany
Jeremiah 17:5-10 trusting God is like being a strong tree planted near fresh water
Luke 6:17-26 Jesus speaks blessings and woes 
 
THREE – PRAY 
 
LUTHER’S MORNING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have protected us through the night from all danger and harm.  We ask that you would also protect us today from sin and all evil, so that our life and actions may please you.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us. Amen. 
 
LUTHER’S EVENING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have graciously protected us today.  We ask you to forgive us all our sins, where we have done wrong, and graciously to protect us tonight.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us.    
 
PRAYER FOR SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY 
Living God, in Christ you make all things new.  Transform the poverty of our nature by the riches of your grace, and in the renewal of our lives make known your glory, thru Jesus Christ our Savior. Amen  


Messiah Daily Readings and Prayers – 2022
January 23 thru January 30
 
ONE  – PRAY THE DAILY PSALM 

Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Psalm 71:1-6
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Psalm 56
 
TWO  – DAILY READINGS
 
January 23, 2022 / 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany 
Nehemiah 8: Ezra reads from the scroll of the Law of Moses
Luke 4:14-21 Jesus reads from the scroll of Isaiah
 
Monday January 24, 2022
Second Chronicles 34:1-7 youthful Josiah initiated reform 
Acts 10:44-48 gentiles receive the holy spirit
 
Tuesday January 25
Second Chronicles 35:20-27 Jeremiah laments the death of Josiah 
Acts 19:1-10 the believers speak in tongues 
 
Wednesday January 26
Second Chronicles 36:11-21 Zedekiah ignores the advice of Jeremiah 
John 1:43-51 can anything good come out of Nazareth?
 
Thursday January 27
First Kings 17:8-16 Elijah feeds the widow at Zarephath 
First Corinthians 2:6-16 interpreting spiritual things 
 
Friday January 28
Second Kings 5:1-14 Elisha heals Naaman the Syrian 
First Corinthians 14:13-35 interpreting tongues 
 
Saturday January 29
Jeremiah 1:11-19 Jeremiah warns of disaster 
Luke 19”41-44 recognizing the works of God 
 
Sunday January 30, 2022 /  4th Sunday after the Epiphany 
Jeremiah 1:4-10 prophecy for the nations 
Luke 4:21-30 Jesus the prophet is rejected 
 
THREE – PRAY 
 
LUTHER’S MORNING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have protected us through the night from all danger and harm.  We ask that you would also protect us today from sin and all evil, so that our life and actions may please you.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us. Amen. 
 
LUTHER’S EVENING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have graciously protected us today.  We ask you to forgive us all our sins, where we have done wrong, and graciously to protect us tonight.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us.    
 
PRAYER FOR FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY 
Ever-living God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and love, and make us love what you command that we may obtain what you promise. 
 Amen  


Messiah Daily Readings and Prayers – 2022
January 16 thru January 23
 
ONE  – PRAY THE DAILY PSALM 

Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Psalm 19
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Psalm 119:89-96
 
TWO  – DAILY READINGS
 
Sunday, January 16, 2022 / Second Sunday after the Epiphany 
First Samuel 3:1-10 the call of Samuel 
John 1:43-51 the call of first disciples 
 
January 17 Monday 
Isaiah 61:1-7 the spirit of God is upon me 
Romans 7:1-6 the spirit brings the new life 
 
January 18 Tuesday
Nehemiah 2:1-10 the governor seeks the welfare of the people 
Romans 12:1-8 we are one body in Christ 
 
January 19 Wednesday
Nehemiah 5:1-13 the leader deals with oppression
Luke 2:29-52 Jesus increases with wisdom 
 
January 20 Thursday
Jeremiah 36:1-10 the scroll is read in the temple 
First Corinthians 14:1-12 different people different gifts 
 
January 21 Friday
Jeremiah 36:11-26 Jehoiakim burns a scroll 
Second Corinthians 7:2-12 grief leads to repentance 
 
January 22 Saturday
Jeremiah 36:27-32 Jeremiah dictates a second scroll 
Luke 4:38-44 Jesus heals and teaches in synagogues  
 
January 23, 2022 / 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany 
Nehemiah 8: Ezra reads from the scroll of the Law of Moses
Luke 4:14-21 Jesus reads from the scroll of Isaiah
 
THREE – PRAY 
 
LUTHER’S MORNING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have protected us through the night from all danger and harm.  We ask that you would also protect us today from sin and all evil, so that our life and actions may please you.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us. Amen. 
 
LUTHER’S EVENING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have graciously protected us today.  We ask you to forgive us all our sins, where we have done wrong, and graciously to protect us tonight.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us.    
 
PRAYER FOR THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY 
Blessed God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and love; and that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command.
Amen 


Messiah Daily Readings and Prayers – 2022
January 9 thru January 16
 
ONE  – PRAY THE DAILY PSALM 

Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Psalm 86
 
TWO  – DAILY READINGS
 
Sunday, January, 2022 9 / The Baptism of our Lord 
Isaiah 43:1-7 pass thru the water 
Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Jesus is baptized 
 
Jan. 10 Monday 
Judges 2:6-15 Joshua’s death puts a strain of uncertainty 
Second Corinthians 10:1-11 their behavior 
 
Tuesday January 11 
Judges 2:16-23 God calls forth judges to rule the chaotic culture 
Acts 13:16-25 leadership in New Testament times 
 
Wednesday January 12 
First Samuel 2:21-25 the sons of Eli sin 
Matthew 25:1-13 wise and foolish attendees 
 
Thursday January 13 
First Samuel 9:27—10:8 Samuel anoints Saul to be the first king 
Second Corinthians 6:14—7:1 encouraging the faithful
 
Friday January 14 
First Samuel 15:10-31 the kingship of Saul did not go well 
Acts 5:1-11 the community judges Ananias and Sapphira 
 
Saturday January 15 
Genesis 16:1-14 God blesses Hagar 
Luke 18:15-17 Jesus blesses children 
 
Sunday, January 16, 2022 / Second Sunday after the Epiphany 
First Samuel 3:1-10 the call of Samuel 
John 1:43-51 the call of first disciples 
 
THREE – PRAY 
 
LUTHER’S MORNING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have protected us through the night from all danger and harm.  We ask that you would also protect us today from sin and all evil, so that our life and actions may please you.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us. Amen. 
 
LUTHER’S EVENING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have graciously protected us today.  We ask you to forgive us all our sins, where we have done wrong, and graciously to protect us tonight.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us.    
 
PRAYER FOR SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY 
God of every blessing, you led many to faith by the works of your Son, who brought gladness and healing to the people.  Transform us by the spirit of His love, that we may find our life together in you, one God – Creator, Redeemer, Sanctifier.
Amen  


Messiah Daily Readings and Prayers – 2022
January 2 thru January 9
 
ONE  – PRAY THE DAILY PSALM 

Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Psalm 97
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Psalm 98
 
TWO  – DAILY READINGS
 
Sunday January 2 / Second Sunday after Christmas
Jeremiah 31:7-14 Joy!
John 1:10-18 God dwelt with us 
 
Jan. 3 Monday 
Job 42:10-17 the family of Job
Luke 8:16-21 the family of Jesus 
 
Jan. 4 Tuesday
Isaiah 6:1-5 the Lord is high and lofty
Acts 7:44-53 even Solomon’s temple could not contain God 
 
Jan. 5 Wednesday 
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 for everything there is a season 
First Corinthians 2:11-16 the Holy Spirit brings divine wisdom 
 
Jan. 6 Thursday / The Epiphany of our Lord 
Isaiah 60:1-6 nations shall come to the light 
Matthew 2:1-15 Magi followed the light 
 
Jan. 7 Friday
Daniel 2:1-19 searching for wisdom 
Ephesians 4:17-5:1 living in Christ 
 
Jan. 8 Saturday 
Numbers 24:15-19 “there shall a star come forth from Jacob”
Luke 1:67-79 the savior arrives 
 
Sunday January 9 / The Baptism of our Lord 
Isaiah 43:1-7 pass thru the water 
Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Jesus is baptized 
 
THREE – PRAY 
 
LUTHER’S MORNING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have protected us through the night from all danger and harm.  We ask that you would also protect us today from sin and all evil, so that our life and actions may please you.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us. Amen.  (432)
 
LUTHER’S EVENING PRAYER 
We give thanks to you, heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ your dear Son, that you have graciously protected us today.  We ask you to forgive us all our sins, where we have done wrong, and graciously to protect us tonight.  Into your hands we commend ourselves: our bodies, our souls, and all that is ours.  Let your holy angels be with us, so that the wicked foe may have no power over us.    (437)
 
PRAYER FOR THE FESTIVAL OF THE EPIPHANY
Everlasting God, you revealed your Son to the nations by the leading of a star.  Lead us now by faith that we may know your presence in our lives. Bring us, on our last day, to the full vision of your glory, revealed in Jesus our Savior who lives with You and Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
Amen  

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