Week One: Deliverance (week beginning January 7, 2013)

The full outline below (Preparation, Presence, Prayers, Practice) is meant to be utilized during an extended period in the day. Some people have a preference for a morning meditation time while others prefer time in the evening. The Psalm reading should be selected according to the time of day you have your extended meditation time. Even so, I encourage you to observe all the “Morning, Noon, Vespers and Night” offices by praying the particular Psalm listed below at the appropriate time.


  • Recite Psalms 130 and 131[2]
  • Moment of silence

 Presence through the word

  • Psalm Reading

Morning:   Psalm 1

Noon:        Psalm 53

Vespers:   Psalm 105

Night:       Psalm 120

  • Moment of Silence
  • Scripture readings:

-Monday:            Exodus 1 & 2

-Tuesday:            Exodus 3 & 4

-Wednesday:      Exodus 5:22-6:8; 12:29-42

-Thursday:          Exodus 13:17-14:31

-Friday:              Hebrews 9:11-28

  • Moment of Silence

Practicing the presence

In what ways do you believe God has rescued you? Share this with someone you know.


  • Prayers of thanksgiving and petition
  • Journaling or Silent reflection
  • The “Lord’s Prayer”

Week two

[1] Week one begins with the first Monday of the year.

[2] It is suggested that you memorize these two Psalms.


About Darryl Willis

Darryl has been working for non-profits for over 36 years. His current work takes him to Ukraine several times a year. He has fallen in love with the country and the people. Darryl writes poetry and his work has appeared in several online and print journals.
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2 Responses to Week One: Deliverance (week beginning January 7, 2013)

  1. Faye brown says:

    Thank you for the direction. I am wanting a new study. Tha nks so much. Faye

  2. Pingback: A Guide to Solitude Introduction: Part 3 | Coffee Cup Theology

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