Bible Tuesday 2/12: Handed Down

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 78:1-72. Verses 2-7, telling of God across the generations. How does this stir me with gratitude, regret, or resolve? Action point?

Genesis 43:1-34. Verse 30, Joseph again weeps over his brothers (see 42:24). When has God softened my heart from righteous anger to sorrowful mercy?

Romans 2:1-16. Verse 11, no respect of persons with God. Who in my world can I apply this to?

Matthew 12:1-8. Verse 8, starting this Sunday, how can I more truly keep the Sabbath holy, for Jesus’ sake?

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