DAILY GUIDE

April 2020

Look to the Lord and His strength; seek His face always. (1 Chronicles 16:11)

O Lord, we want to enter your presence, awed by your majesty, greatness, and glory, yet encouraged by your love. Yet there is a coldness in our hearts, a hardness toward you, an unwillingness to admit our sin and need for you. Forgive us, for Jesus’ sake. Come near and strengthen us until Christ reigns supreme within us, in every thought, word, and deed. Give us a faith that purifies the heart, overcomes the world, works by love, fastens us to you, and always clings to the cross. In Jesus’ name, Amen. (Source)

Take a moment to confess your sins, knowing that he hears you.

Summary

Paul wrote Romans to unite the Jewish and Gentile Christians in Rome in the gospel. He also wanted the church in Rome to become the base of operations from which he could proclaim the gospel in Spain (Romans 15:22–24). The ultimate goal of preaching the gospel is the glory of God (Romans 11:33–36). Paul longs for the Gentiles to become obedient Christians for the sake of Christ’s name (Romans 1:5). (Source and more)

Scripture Reading

  • Apr 1 – Psalm 66; John 17
  • Apr 2 – Psalm 67; John 18
  • Apr 3 – Psalm 68; John 19
  • Apr 6 – Psalm 69; Mark 11:1-11
  • Apr 7 – Psalm 70; Mark 11:12-19
  • Apr 8 – Psalm 71; Mark 11:20-Mark 13:37
  • Apr 9 – Psalm 72; Mark 14
  • Apr 10 – Psalm 73; Mark 15
  • Apr 13 – Psalm 75; Romans 1
  • Apr 14 – Psalm 75; Romans 2
  • Apr 15 – Psalm 76; Romans 3
  • Apr 16 – Psalm 77; Romans 4
  • Apr 17 – Psalm 78:1-31; Romans 5
  • Apr 20 – Psalm 78:32-72; Romans 6
  • Apr 21 – Psalm 79; Romans 7
  • Apr 22 – Psalm 80; Romans 8
  • Apr 23 – Psalm 81; Romans 9
  • Apr 24 – Psalm 82; Romans 10
  • Apr 27 – Psalm 83; Romans 11
  • Apr 28 – Psalm 84; Romans 12
  • Apr 29 – Psalm 85; Romans 13
  • Apr 30 – Psalm 86; Romans 14

Apostles' Creed

I believe in God, the Father almighty,
creator of heaven and earth.

I believe in Jesus Christ, God's only Son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried;
he descended to the dead.
On the third day he rose again;
he ascended into heaven,
he is seated at the right hand of the Father,
and he will come to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic Church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. Amen.

Lord's Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name.
Thy kingdom come,
thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
and the power, and the glory, forever and ever.
Amen.

Prayer

Missions

O God, you have made of one blood all the peoples of the earth, and sent your blessed Son to preach peace to those who are far off and to those who are near: Grant that people everywhere may seek after you and find you; bring the nations into your fold; pour out your Spirit upon all flesh; and hasten the coming of your kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

CCCI Missionary

Memory Verse

“Praise the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens. Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness.” (Psalm 150:1-2)

Resources

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