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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*

A Disciple’s Journal Year B

Steven W. Manskar • August 2020

BUY Print $15.00

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 2020 and can be used for all cycle B years, beginning Advent 2023, 2026, and 2029.

The journal includes the following:

  • a daily lectionary that corresponds to the Revised Common Lectionary, Year B
  • inspirational quotes from John Wesley
  • excerpts from Wesley's 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
  • a guide for using the journal in family devotions


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: 9780881779417

Imprint: Discipleship Resources

Pub Date: 20200801

Trim Size: 7.5 x 9.5 inches

Page Count: 192

BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Living / Devotional Journal

BISAC1: REL012150

BISAC2: REL012120

BISAC3: REL023000