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 48:1-14. Verse 8, when what’s seen confirms what’s heard. As I go through this day, how can I push beyond knowing about God to actually knowing God?
Proverbs 18:1-24. Verse 8, in the way Jesus wants me to think and act, what’s the opposite of gossip? Mere silence, or something more? Application for today?
Romans 15:7-13. What would it look like for me to go way outside my comfort zone in ministering as Jesus did, loving as he did, today or one day soon?
Matthew 16:21-23. What’s lost if I view Jesus as the ultimate superhero, but not as the One born to suffer, die in agony, and then defeat death?
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To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.