Psalm 78:1-72. What are some examples in my own life of this cycle of forgetting God, paying for it, then remembering him and being welcomed back? Have I now broken the cycle?
Isaiah 13:1-22. How are pride and suffering linked in my experience, or in my country's experience (verse 11)? What can I do about that -- something more effective than voting?
Colossians 1:1-10. Can I stop right now and pray by name for five people prominent in politics, including some I oppose, with the exact words of verses 9-10?
Luke 19:11-27. What "assets" has God given me to "invest" during this year of 2016? What earnings will I have to report to him by year end? Have I fearfully held back any assets?
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?