Bible Sunday 6/25: Acceptable

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 19:1-14. Verse 14, all day today, in order to speak in a way that pleases God and think in a way that pleases God, what's the most obvious thing I should do more of, or less of?

Leviticus 20:1-27. Researching a little into who the false god Molech was (verses 2-5), what form might we say he takes in the modern world? How would he get at me? Prayer point for today?

Acts 6:1-7. How closely does my church follow the Book of Acts model for organization and growth? What more could I be doing? Action point?

Mark 2:13-17. Verse 17, did Jesus really mean not everyone needs him, or was he speaking ironically? Am I sometimes inclined to believe I don't need him? Prayer point?

To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.