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 5:1-12. Verse 3, how can I better focus my morning time of study and prayer to put the day in God's care? Does the morning matter more than some other time of day?
Ezekiel 10:1-22. Does my impatience with Ezekiel's imagery result from being more realistic than he was, or less? How can God's cherubs, wheels, coals, wings, etc, improve my day and improve me?
I Corinthians 10:23 - 11:1. Verse 33, is Paul here being unprincipled and manipulative, or single-minded to save souls? How does my approach in religious scruples measure up to his?
John 6:15-21. Verse 19, what supposed impossibility would I have Jesus perform today to assert his authority over my circumstances? How does this relate to today's Ezekiel passage?
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To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.