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 136:1-26. What are ten examples from my own experience that remind me God’s mercy endures forever?
Isaiah 22:1-25. Verses 12 and 13, how does God subtly present me every day with this choice between self-abasement and self-indulgence?
II Thessalonians 2:13 - 3:5. Verse 1, who is there in ministry, handling the word of God, that I can be praying for today?
Luke 15:1-10. Verse 4, when have I seen the Good Shepherd go to great lengths for someone lost? Whom do I know that needs that kind of rescue even now? My role?
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To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.