Monday Musings

Light

“And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light” (Genesis 1:3). “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it” (John 1:5). In the beginning, there was only God. The earth was dark and formless, and only God existed. But that all changed when God spoke a single command:… Continue reading Light

Monday Musings

Stay Faithful

“‘And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: […] Do not fear what you are about to suffer’” (Revelation 2:8, 10). The church in Smyrna was a faithful one. They are one of two churches in Revelation of whom Jesus has nothing negative to say. Their message is one only of encouragement. Jesus… Continue reading Stay Faithful

Monday Musings

Lost Love

“‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil […]. But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first” (Revelation 2:2, 4). The church at Ephesus is one of the most famous in the Bible. Its impressive… Continue reading Lost Love

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

Safely Saved

“Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them” (Hebrews 7:25). The book of Hebrews was written to a group of Jewish believers who were apparently considering returning to Judaism, abandoning what they had learned about Christ and… Continue reading Safely Saved