Bible Sunday 7/9: Humble

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 113:1-9. A thousand years before the humble Jesus came, the Most High was known for humbling himself (verse 6, KJV). By what specific action can I become more humble this week?

Numbers 7:1-89. To hear from God in Moses' time one went into the tabernacle (verse 89); in Solomon's time, into the temple. To hear from God in the next hour, where do I go?

Acts 11:1-18. Before any gospels were written down, Peter took guidance from Jesus' words and dared rely on them (verse 16). What saying of our Lord's is my keynote for today?

Mark 4:30-34. Where has the potency of God's mustard seed been shown in my experience? Where do I need it to show up now? Prayer point?

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