Monday Musings

An Earnest Prayer

“‘For we do not present our pleas before you because of our righteousness, but because of your great mercy. O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive. O Lord, pay attention and act. Delay not, for your own sake, O my God, because your city and your people are called by your name’” (Daniel 9:18b-19). Daniel’s faithfulness… Continue reading An Earnest Prayer

Monday Musings

Respectful Request

“But Daniel resolved that he would not defile himself with the king’s food, or with the wine that he drank. Therefore he asked the chief of the eunuchs to allow him not to defile himself” (Daniel 1:8). Daniel was a young man when he was taken from Jerusalem and carried off to Babylon. He and… Continue reading Respectful Request

Monday Musings

The Redemption of Nebuchadnezzar

“Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are right and his ways are just; and those who walk in pride he is able to humble” (Daniel 4:37). About a quarter of the book of Daniel focuses on Nebuchadnezzar, the great king of Babylon. He led the… Continue reading The Redemption of Nebuchadnezzar