Bible Tuesday 2/26: Getting What?

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 121:1-8. Yesterday were my eyes more downcast upon circumstances or uplifted toward God? How can I do better today?

Proverbs 4:1-27. Verse 7 KJV, with all thy getting get understanding. What was honestly the main focus of my “getting” in 2018? How can I do better this year?

Romans 9:27-33. Seeking to live with unmixed, unwavering faith in God, what am I most inclined to stumble over?

Matthew 13:53-58. From long acquaintance with Jesus, do I sometimes undervalue him as too familiar, too ordinary?

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