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 119:25-48. Verse 45 KJV, what are some of God's precepts, basic truths and rules, that give me liberty and guide me in using it well? How have I violated these? How has our country?
Job 12:1-25. Verse 2, one of the great sarcastic lines of all time. Verse 11, why am I less careful about the godliness of the words I breathe in and out, than about the wholesomeness of the food I eat? Action point for today?
I Timothy 5:17 - 6:2. Verses 17-19, what pastor or person in ministry could use some encouragement, help, or special kindness from me today?
Mark 14:1-11. Jesus keeping questionable company with lepers, women, etc. How can I better follow his example of open arms for all kinds of people? First step?
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To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.