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?
Psalms 119:97-120. Verse 105, in my life right now, what is dark or obscure or confused or puzzling, most in need of God's light? Prayer point?
Jeremiah 7:1-34. Verse 11, cited by Jesus in cleansing the temple (Luke 19:46). What's going on at my church, by omission or commission, that grieves God's heart? My response?
Romans 2:1-16. Verse 4, God's kindness brings repentance: why aren't Christians famed for this? Verses 14-15, if morality is written on the human heart, how can I explain that to an atheist?
Matthew 10:27-31. Every sparrow, every hair. Since this is true, how can I hesitate to pray over the smallest things, or worry that something has escaped God's notice?
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To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.