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New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer,"" Upper Room Worshipbook

Reprinted by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.

A Disciple’s Journal Year A

Steven W. Manskar • September 2019

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A Disciple's Journal, carefully designed and deeply Wesleyan, provides a pattern of daily prayer and scripture reading for persons who want to grow in holiness of heart and life. It invites readers into a Wesleyan way of following Jesus Christ shaped by the General Rule of Discipleship: To witness to Jesus Christ in the world and to follow his teachings through acts of compassion, justice, worship, and devotion under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. This edition begins with Advent 2019 and can be used for all cycle A years, beginning Advent 2022, 2025, and 2028.

The journal includes the following:

  • a daily lectionary reading that corresponds with the Revised Common Lectionary, Year A
  • inspirational quotes from John Wesley
  • excerpts from WesleyÆs sermons
  • hymns from Charles Wesley
  • orders for prayer in the morning and evening
  • prayers for each day of the week
  • a journal for discipleship
  • a pattern for intercessory prayer


Steven W. Manskar, DMin, is the pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the author of Disciples Making Disciples: A Guide for Covenant Discipleship Groups & Class Leaders; Accountable Discipleship: Living in God’s Household; and A Perfect Love: Understanding John Wesley’s “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection.”

ISBN: 9780881779141

Imprint: Discipleship Resources

Pub Date: September 2019

Trim Size: 7.5 in (w) x 9.25 in (h) x in (d)

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BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Living / Spiritual Growth

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