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 116:1-19. Verse 15, God’s precious dead. Whose name, among dear ones that have died, is on my heart? What can I do for others today that will honor that person’s legacy?
Numbers 6:1-27. Verses 24-26, timeless beloved words of benediction. By what signs can I become aware of God’s face shining on me today?
Acts 9:23-31. Verses 26-28, Barnabas gambles when others play safe. What risk, what venture outside my comfort zone, might Jesus be asking me to take today? First step?
Mark 6:45-52. Verse 52, what significant proof of God’s care in 2018 may I be forgetting amidst the challenges of 2019? Present application?
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To go deeper, see interpretive notes by Bible scholar Patrick Reardon for many of this week's readings.