Leviticus 19.1-20.21; Mark 8.11-38; Psalm 42.1-11; Proverbs 10.17
Give up your own way. Take up your cross. Follow Jesus. Seems simple enough on paper, but are we willing to put it into practice?
The people of Israel are told to not pick up grain on the edges of their fields in order to provide for those in need. What are ways we “leave the edges” for others who need it today? What are ways we can do that more?
Why is our first reaction to people who have different ideas often a concerted effort to invalidate their way of thinking?
What things in your life demonstrate your longing for God?
How have you seen ignoring correction cause you or someone you know to go astray?