The Self Guided Retreat

Theme scripture for this week:

WEEK OF GUIDED PRAYER

originally prepared for St. John United Church Hamilton, Ontario

Sun. Oct. 19- Sat. Oct. 25, 2003

“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”
2 Chronicles 7:14

Each day we may consider, in sequence, a phrase from this theme text. Conditions and promises are set out. Conditions start with an “if” and promises with a “then.”

If My People Who are :——–

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday,

“Called by My Name” Psalm 69:36, John 1:12, Acts 4:12 “Humble Themselves” Isaiah 57: 15, 1 Peter 5:6, Philippians 2:3-8 “And Pray” Psalm 55:17, Mark 11:25, Luke 11:1-4

“And Seek My Face” Exodus 33:11, 1 Corinthians 13:12
“And Turn From Their Wicked Ways” Job 42:6, Luke 13:3 “Then Will I Hear From Heaven” Zechariah 10:6, Revelation 3:20

“And Will Forgive Their Sin and Heal Their Land” Joel 3:1, Luke 4:18

In each of the accompanying pages, there is a thought or two on the theme for each day; a question to ask ourselves, and a short prayer which may help us get started. We need to keep our Bibles handy, too. Any version is acceptable. The New International Version is mostly used here.

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday 

Friday

Saturday

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