Monday Musings

Blessed Be God

“Blessed be God, because he has not rejected my prayer or removed his steadfast love from me!” (Psalm 66:20). Psalm 66 is a song of thanksgiving. The author is anonymous, but his psalm recounts his gratefulness to God for delivering him and all the people of Israel from innumerable trials. He proclaims the awesomeness of… Continue reading Blessed Be God

Monday Musings

Remembering in Readiness

“‘Remember the law of my servant Moses, the statutes and rules that I commanded him at Horeb for all Israel’” (Malachi 4:4). Malachi was the last of the prophets. With his last word came the beginning of a great silence, when for 400 years no one would hear from God. That silence would end only… Continue reading Remembering in Readiness

Monday Musings

A Wise Investment

“‘Thus says the LORD of hosts: Consider your ways. […] You looked for much, and behold, it came to little. And when you brought it home, I blew it away. Why? declares the LORD of hosts. Because of my house that lies in ruins, while each of you busies himself with his own house’” (Haggai… Continue reading A Wise Investment

Monday Musings

Prophesying to Bones

“Then he said to me, ‘Prophesy over these bones, and say to them, O dry bones, hear the word of the LORD. […] So I prophesied as I was commanded’” (Ezekiel 37:4, 7a). Ezekiel’s ministry was filled with all kinds of strange occurrences. His first vision was of four living creatures with strange heads, all… Continue reading Prophesying to Bones