Studying this morning's four readings from the St. James Daily Devotional Guide (click to subscribe), I examined myself with these questions. Where is your self-examination leading today?
Psalm 118:1-29. Would others observing me conclude Jesus Christ is a building stone in my life, one of the main stones, or my cornerstone (verse 22)? One specific action point for this week?
Joel 2:1-32. Verse 25 is one of God's greatest restoration promises. What painful loss in my past, locust-eaten, shall I pray he restores today? Or what loss hitting someone I care about?
Acts 2:1-21. When have I urged someone to call on the name of the Lord and be saved (verse 21)? How did it turn out? Who do I know that may be ready for that invitation right now?
To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.