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 44:1-26. Verse 21 KJV, what secrets of my heart, good or bad, unknown to other people, are known to God right now? Why does this matter?
Isaiah 52:1-15. Verses 7-12, making this passage my theme for the remaining days of Advent and Christmas, how will it color my thoughts and actions?
Revelation 17:1-6. Besides the obvious sins of the flesh, what sins of the heart and mind and spirit is the Revelator addressing here? Any relevance to me?
Luke 23:26-43. Verse 34, who do I think has offended me unforgivably? Verse 43, what offense of mine might seem unforgivable in the eyes of a holy God and his Son?
To receive this in your inbox every day, sign up here.
To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.