Psalm 72:1-20. Contrasting this portrait of an ideal, God-anointed ruler with the flawed individuals we're now voting on, can I keep a heavenly perspective on earthly politics this week?
Isaiah 7:1-25. Contrasting the practicality of Isaiah's work in verses 1-13 with the sublimity of his vision from God in chapter 6, can I stay closer to the Father amid today's mundane tasks?
James 2:14-26. Apropos this discussion of faith and works, the classic question arises: If put on trial today and charged with being a Christian, would yesterday furnish evidence to convict me?
Luke 18:1-14. In my prayer life the past few days, what has resembled the Pharisee in this parable and what has resembled the publican?
These are some of the questions I asked myself in studying this morning's four readings from the St. James Daily Devotional Guide. Click and see what you think. Where is your self-examination leading today?