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 66:1-20. Verse 16, in a few words, what has God done for my soul? How can I better declare that today, in what terms, to what ears?
Joshua 6:1-27. As with the marching and trumpeting here, repeated seven times, when has God required patience and persistence from me, what seemed almost too much? With what result?
Acts 20:2-16. Paul raises Eutychus: what proofs of God's healing power have I seen? What did I learn? Prayer point for today?
Mark 12:1-12. Verse 10, how and why do the modern world's builders treat Jesus as a rejected stone? By what markers would someone know I treat him as my cornerstone?
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To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.