Faithful

Fulfill Your Ministry with Excellence - II Timothy 4:5 – 4:8 (commentary)

No God-directed ministry is small or unimportant. We do not measure the fulfillment of a ministry only on the basis of statistics, or on what people see. To be “watchful and endure afflictions” (v. 5) means to keep cool when the circumstances of life are pressing in o …

Idolaters are Killed - Ezekiel 9:1 – 9:11 (commentary)

This chapter presents a picture of coming judgment. After Eusocial had seen how corrupt Jerusalem had become, God called one man to spare the small minority who had been faithful (v. 1). Then He called six men to slaughter the wicked people in the city and a scribe …

Jotham Ruled as King For 16 years - II Chronicles 27:1 – 27:9 (commentary)

Jotham was 25 years old when he became king of Judah and he ruled for 16 years (v. 1). Jotham also co-reigned with his son for four years so that the reference of 16 years does not include that period. He obeyed the Lord and was a faithful example of his father Uzziah, except he …