By Sacred Meditations
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Listen to prayers throughout the Church Year. Find prayers to fit various occasions. Ponder your deep need for life with the God who loves you, and meditate on the work of His Son Jesus the Christ who bled, died, and rose again to restore you to life–and peace–with God.
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 9:1-13||Before He journeyed to the cross, Jesus revealed Himself in radiant glory. We pray that we may listen to Him in all things and thus be fortified to endure suffering in this fallen world before receiving the glory of eternal life.||3/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 8:22-38||Jesus the Christ brought life and immortality to light through His suffering, death and resurrection. We pray Him to open our eyes of faith to see clearly that He alone is our forgiveness, life and salvation.||3/23/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 8:1-21||God provides for all our needs of body and soul, and has given His Son to be the very Bread of Life. We pray His forgiveness when we fixate on our physical needs rather than trust in Him and His bountiful goodness.||3/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 7:24-37||Today we pray that our merciful Lord Jesus Christ, who does all things well, would open our ears to hear His Word and loosen our tongues to proclaim His works of rescuing us from the realm of the old evil foe.||3/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 7:1-23||In today’s prayer, we ask God to have mercy on us for our sinful condition and restore to us the joy of His salvation. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Lutheran Service Book, pages 299-304 or Treasury of Daily Praye||3/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 6:35-56||God has created us and all creatures and gives us clothing and shoes, food and drink, and house and home. We pray Him to lead us to realize that our daily bread comes from His merciful hand. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary fo||3/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 6:14-34||John the Baptizer bore witness to Jesus, the Messiah, even unto death. We pray our eternal Father to grant us such faith that we too may be faithful witnesses in a world hostile to the Gospel. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecond Sunday in Lent (2019)||God’s glory is always to have mercy. Today we pray that He would be gracious to all of us who have gone astray from His ways and bring us again to embrace the truth of His Word with penitent hearts and steadfast faith. Second Sunday in Lent,||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 6:1-13||Jesus proclaimed and taught true wisdom even in the face of rejection. We pray Him to send us ministers who are faithful to Him alone, who proclaim His Gospel of forgiveness, life and salvation, and who dispense His Sacraments for our true healing.||3/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 5:21-43||God is the Giver of life and health, and His Son Jesus Christ healed many with diseased bodies and even raised the dead. We pray Him to provide us with caring physicians, nurses and therapists who do no harm but preserve life.||3/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 5:1-20||Jesus Christ came into this world to rescue us from the old evil foe. We pray for those who endure demonic afflictions and practice occult activities, that they may live in the freedom of His righteousness given in Holy Baptism.||3/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 4:21-41||Almighty God rules all things in heaven and on earth and Jesus, the Son, calmed the wind and the see. We pray Him to hear our prayers and protect us in this fallen world, that we may find peace in Him. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Le||3/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 4:1-20||Jesus Christ is the seed sown in the world by becoming flesh and dwelling among us. We pray Him to bless our hearing of His Gospel, that we may not reject it, nor fall away in persecution, nor be deceived by the cares of the world, but rather hear it||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 3:20-35||God sent His Son to bind and overcome sin, death, and Satan. We pray Him grant His Holy Spirit to call us by the Gospel and enlighten us with His gifts, that we may be kept with Jesus Christ in the true faith.||3/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 3:1-19||As Jesus rested from His work of creation on the seventh day, we pray Him to grant us true Sabbath rest through hearing His Word and receiving His Sacraments. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Lutheran Service Book,||3/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFirst Sunday in Lent (2019)||Jesus, the Son of God, was led by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by Satan. We pray that our loving God, who knows our weaknesses, would come quickly to help us against the many temptations that we may find Him mighty to save.||3/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 2:18-28||Jesus is both Savior of sinners and Lord of the Sabbath. We pray Him to grant us the true rest of His forgiveness of sins, that we may abstain from earthly pleasures, find comfort in His presence in the Word and Sacraments,||3/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 2:1-17||God authorized His Son Jesus to forgive sins, not only in heaven, but also on earth. We pray Him to grant us to see our sickness of sin and receive His Son’s healing in the words of Absolution. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectiona||3/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 1:29-45||In His ministry, Jesus healed many with frail and diseased bodies. We pray that, by His will and in His time, He would grant healing to all who suffer various diseases, and that He would give us the healing of His forgiveness of sins.||3/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 1:14-28||Jesus summons us to repent and believe the Gospel. We pray Him to grant us His healing in both body and soul, especially through His Supper, that we may follow Him all our days. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Luther||3/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with Mark 1:1-13||John the Baptizer proclaimed a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. We pray God to grant us to know that we are lost sinners and lead us to receive the forgiveness that comes only through His Son Jesus Christ.||3/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAsh Wednesday (2019)||On this Ash Wednesday, we confess that God hates nothing that He has made and He forgives penitent sinners. We pray that as we confess our sinfulness and wretchedness He would grant us His perfect remission and forgiveness. Ash Wednesday,||3/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with John 12:1-19||Upon being anointed for His death and burial, our Lord Jesus Christ rode into Jerusalem in lowly pomp and majesty on the way to the cross. We pray that we may fix our eyes on Him and thus rejoice in the forgiveness and life that He has achieved for us.||3/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with John 11:38-57||Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead and thus gave us the hope of resurrection. We pray Him to grant us to live in our Baptism–daily dying to sin and rising to new life in Him–that we may endure all griefs and sorrows in this fallen world.||3/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLast Sunday after the Epiphany (2019)||Before He went to the cross to suffer, bleed, and die for us, our Lord Jesus Christ was transfigured in brilliant, radiant glory. We pray that, beholding the light of His countenance, we may be strengthened to bear our cross and, in the end,||3/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with John 11:17-37||Jesus promised that those who believe in Him shall live, even though they die, and whoever believes and lives in Him will never die. We pray for confidence in His resurrection from the dead, that we may find comfort in Him.||3/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with John 11:1-16||Jesus loved Martha, Mary, and Lazarus and brought them the comfort of His resurrection and life. We pray Him to grant us faith to see Him as the resurrection and the life, that the chains of death which bind us may be broken and we may rejoice to see H.||3/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with John 10:22-42||Jesus and the Father are one God, and Jesus’ works bear witness to the Father. We pray that we may hear His voice, that we may never perish. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Lutheran Service Book,||3/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with John 9:24-41||Jesus Christ is the Light of the world who healed the man born blind. We pray that He would grant us to see the work He does in the earthly elements of His Word and Sacraments. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Luthera||2/28/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Prayer with John 9:1-23||God sent His Son Jesus Christ into the world to be the Light of the world. We pray Him to open the eyes of our faith that we may rejoice in the healing He gives by the washing of water and the Word. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lecti||2/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
Loved these prayers until the current messages on Loving Only God.
That. Is. Heresy.
God’s second greatest commandment is to LOVE our neighbors as ourselves.
Peace and grace to you brothers and sisters.
Prayers for Sunday Morning Worship
I am a pastor, and I appreciate Sacred Meditations for their appropriateness in Sunday Morning Worship services.
A great addition to my daily prayers.