Thursday 23 May – Colossians 3:23 Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
Father please encourage us to seek out your work in this neighbourhood and town. We are your servants and need help in overcoming prejudice in our lives. Simple tasks can seem like mountains to others, whilst mountains can become molehills if shown how to tackle them. Show us Lord how to pick up our tools and conquer our fears for the benefit of all our fellow men and for you.
Wednesday 22 May –Ephesians 2:10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
Lord You alone have prepared us for this and every day of our lives. You gave us our hearts full of compassion for others and hands to work as a tool. Lead us lord where we are needed, and set out the tasks before us. Lead us down the paths to fulfil the tasks today.
Tuesday 21 May – 2 Timothy 1:7 For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
Heavenly Father, as we go about our daily lives lead us to help others who have touched our lives in one way or another. Give us the spirt of freedom and truth, love and compassion. Power for self-control and foresight to be able to see where and what is needed. So we may be able to contribute to the circumstances we find ourselves in today. This we ask in your name.
Monday 20 May – Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Father, God of love, as we come to recognise you in the faces of those people you have placed into our lives, We ask that we may grow as the loving persons you called us to be. Working for you alone without malice towards anyone .Giving our time and talents for you Lord. Doing the work you called us to do .We thank you for the ability to be able to do this in your name.