Monday Musings

Character Qualities

“For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 1:8). The epistle of 2 Peter contains the final words of the apostle Peter. He was near death when he wrote, likely in prison awaiting his execution. A… Continue reading Character Qualities

Monday Musings

Wait Quietly

“The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD” (Lamentations 3:25-26). The book of Lamentations lives up to its name. This short, five-chapter book is an outpouring of grief over the fall of Jerusalem.… Continue reading Wait Quietly

Monday Musings

Strengthened Faith

“‘So now, O LORD our God, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that you alone are the LORD’” (Isaiah 37:20). Isaiah ministered in Judah throughout the reigns of several kings, one of whom was Hezekiah. During Hezekiah’s rule, the king of Assyria came up against Judah and… Continue reading Strengthened Faith