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

This Is Our God

"It will be said on that day, 'Behold, this is our God; we have waited for him, that he might save us. This is the LORD; we have waited for him; let us be glad and rejoice in his salvation'" (Isaiah 25:9). One of Isaiah's favorite themes is the time when God will finally bring… Continue reading This Is Our God

Monday Musings

Shelter

            “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty” (Psalm 91:1).             Everyone desires safety. Fearful things surround us all the time, and we would like nothing more than to find a place in which to hide and be safe from the dangers. The author… Continue reading Shelter

Monday Musings

The Song of Moses

            “‘Now therefore write this song and teach it to the people of Israel. Put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the people of Israel’” (Deuteronomy 31:19).             Prior to Israel entering the Promised Land, Moses made sure they understood God’s law. The previous generation had failed… Continue reading The Song of Moses

Monday Musings

Giants

            “‘The LORD your God will clear away these nations before you little by little. You may not make an end of them at once, lest the wild beasts grow too numerous for you. But the LORD your God will give them over to you and throw them into great confusion, until they are destroyed’”… Continue reading Giants