Week 5: Forgive Us Our Sins
Day 26 – Personal Holiness | Sunday, February 19
“Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!” –Psalm 139:23-24
Father, show me any hurtful habits or relationships that I have protected from You. I want to open my heart and change, help me to change. Give me the strength to follow You with all of my heart. Help me hear Your voice today and follow You.
Day 27 – Review Every Area of Your Life | Monday, February 20
“Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the Lord!” –Lamentations 3:40
Father, help me to see where I am walking outside of your will, and help me to return to the fullness of your will.
Day 28 – Repent of Sin | Tuesday, February 21
“Let us lift up our hearts and hands to God in heaven: “We have transgressed and rebelled, and you have not forgiven.” –Lamentations 3:41-42
Father, turn my mind and heart from my sins, and help me to press into Your grace.
Day 29 – Wednesday Night Prayer (Repent & Care: Stephen Ministry) | Wednesday, February 22
“I prayed to the LORD my God and made confession, saying, ‘O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, we have sinned and done wrong and acted wickedly and rebelled, turning aside from your commandments and rules. We have not listened to your servants the prophets, who spoke in your name to our kings, our princes, and our fathers, and to all the people of the land.'” –Daniel 9:4-6
Father, help our Stephen Ministers to aid in the repentance of others.
Day 30 – Resolve Restitution | Thursday, February 23
“And Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, ‘Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor. And if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I restore it fourfold.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘Today salvation has come to this house, since he also is a son of Abraham.'” –Luke 19:8-9
Father, lead me to try to make good for any harm or wrong that I have done to another.
Day 31 – Receive God’s Forgiveness | Friday, February 24
“Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” –Hebrews 4:16
Father, I am sorry for all of the ways I sin against you and others. Please forgive me. Your word tells me that I can come to You, knowing that You love me and have grace for all of my faults. Thank you that you accept me as I am.
Day 32 – Salvation for Others | Saturday, February 25
Father, please bring [neighbor, friend or family member’s name] to You. Help them trust You for the forgiveness of their sins and to become Your child.