Scripture Readings: Proverbs 27:10-18, Hosea 7-9, Revelation 6
Reflection Verse: Hosea 7:16a
Prayer: Lord God, You were ready to heal Your people and restore them back to You, but more sin was uncovered and discovered. You offered to be their physician and made several attempts to do so. They kept making poor choices to separate themselves from You, stopping the healing process. Examine me, Lord, and order the cure, so that everything in me may be healed and restored to new life. Thank You, Lord, for Your care and love for me in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Scripture Readings: Proverbs 27:19-27, Hosea 10-13, Revelation 7
Reflection Verses: Hosea 10:12-13
Prayer: Father God, You desire us to plow the fallow ground so that it will produce and be a blessing to us. Instead, those who are against You plow wickedness, sow ungodly seeds into it, harvesting iniquity and lies. We wonder why our lives are so hard. It is because we don’t trust You. I seek Your righteousness, not my own. I seek Your mercy and I need it. I desire to spend time with You learning to trust Your way. I desire to produce the fruits of Your righteousness in my life that others will see and desire also in Jesus’ name. Amen.
December 15 | Third Sunday in Advent
Scripture Readings: Proverbs 28:1-7, Hosea 14-Joel 2:27, Revelation 8
Reflection Verses: Joel 2:25-26
Prayer: Lord God, You desire to bless Your people with adequate food and provision and to do well by them especially during their hard times. Yet, Your people have forgotten You and been disobedient to You which has caused this devastation to come upon them. True repentance that brings forth forgiveness needs to occur. They can then be restored to Your blessings. Show me, Lord, where I have been disobedient to You and missed the fullness of Your blessings. I repent and ask You to restore our relationship and the mutual benefits and blessings associated with that restoration in Jesus’ name. Amen.
About The Author
Rev. Dr. Allen Tyndall is an ordained EA pastor. Allen serves as a Regional and Executive Director of Pastor Care, is Dean of Mount Carmel Academy – Lexington, and has served as pastor of local congregations in Ohio, Virginia and North Carolina. Allen is the author of the book, My Prayer With You Today. He and his wife have four grown children and 10 grandchildren.
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