December 21

The Call to Prayer

Open my lips, O Lord, and my mouth shall proclaim your praise. Psalm 51:16

The Request for Presence

Bow down your ear, O Lord, and answer me . . . Keep watch over my life, for I am faithful. Psalm 86:1-2

Scripture Passage

John 1:6-8; 15


How is your life purpose like and unlike John the Baptist’s purpose? What is a way that your story witnesses about Jesus, and how might you be a witness today?

The Prayer for the Week

Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.