Bible Tuesday 4/17: The Well

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 36:1-12. Verses 6-9 KJV, how can this imagery of God's goodness become concrete for me today? How can I experience God as if he were a mountain, an ocean, a wing, a house, a river, a fountain, a light?

Ezekiel 17:1-24. Verse 24, no exceptions to God's sovereignty. What happened yesterday, personal or public, large or small, good or bad, to which I reacted without asking, "Where is God in this?"

I Corinthians 4:14 - 5:6. Verses 15 and 16, what person do I consider a father or mother in Christ, and whose lead I should therefore willingly follow?

John 4:1-14. As a Jewish man doubly barred from engaging a Samaritan woman, Jesus still does so. What equally unlikely contact I can make today? What can I learn from his approach to her?

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To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.