Righteous Humility

Journal Entry // December 21, 2021

Seek the LORD, all you humble of the land, who do his just commands; seek righteousness; seek humility; perhaps you may be hidden on the day of the anger of the LORD.

Zephaniah 2:3 ESV

Seek the Lord… How? Through righteousness and humility. The path to the Lord is one of righteous humility. And who is it that are called to seek the Lord? The humble and obedient. They are to continue on as they are doing by digging deeper into righteous humility. Are you humbled? Keep seeking humility. Are you obedient? Keep seeking righteousness. The encouragement is to not become complacent. The work of faith continues moving forward toward the Lord. Keep seeking the Lord.

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The Pull to Turn

Journal Entry // December 20, 2021

those who have turned back from following the LORD, who do not seek the LORD or inquire of him.”

Zephaniah 1:6 ESV

It seems as though the last few weeks of my reflection time have been heavily focused on perseverance and patience as I wait upon the Lord to deliver. As I have reflected on this the past couple of weeks, I have mainly been concerned with understanding that God is faithful and true and will fulfill his promises at their proper time. This passage presents a different perspective on why perseverance and patience are so vital to my faith. It’s not that God will leave or forsake me, rather the concern is that I will leave and forsake Christ.

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