Posts with the tag “2-chronicles”
2 Chronicles 36-Ezra 1
by Audrey Rogers on July 23rd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 36--Verse 15The Lord, the God of their fathers, sent persistently to them by his messengers, because he had compassion on his people. It’s interesting that the Lord should even use messengers. I mean he can take care of it himself, but often doesn’t. He sends other people to get the message through. And I can’t tell you how many times the Lord has sent his messen...
2 Chronicles 34-35
by Audrey Rogers on July 22nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 34-- Verse 26b-27Thus says the LORD…because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before God when you heard his words against this place and its inhabitants, and you have humbled yourself before me and have torn your clothes and wept before me, I also have heard you, declares the LORD. Josiah was a very young king, but he deeply desired to honor God. Eve...
2 Chronicles 32-33
by Audrey Rogers on July 21st, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 32--Verses 25-26But Hezekiah did not make return according to the benefit done to him, for his heart was proud. Therefore wrath came upon him and Judah and Jerusalem. But Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the Lord did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah.Even though king Hezek...
2 Chronicles 30-31
by Audrey Rogers on July 20th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 30--Verses 18-20A large number of the people...were ritually unclean, yet they had eaten the Passover contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah had interceded for them, saying, “May the good Lord provide atonement on behalf of whoever sets his whole heart on seeking God, the Lord, the God of his ancestors, even though not according to the purification rules of t...
2 Chronicles 28-29
by Audrey Rogers on July 19th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 28--Verse 10And now you intend to subjugate the people of Judah and Jerusalem, male and female, as your slaves. Have you not sins of your own against the Lord your God?Because of their idol worship, God allowed judgement to come upon the kingdom of Judah. The Syrian king and his forces and even the kingdom of Israel came against the kingdom of Judah. They defeate...
2 Chronicles 26-27
by Audrey Rogers on July 17th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 27—Verse 6So Jotham became mighty, because he ordered his ways before the Lord his God.To order our ways can speak of organizing our priorities. Our priorities will determine how we live our life, and the things that are most important to us will be evident by the way we spend our time and money. When I was in college, learning how to ‘adult’, I never had enough ...
2 Chronicles 24-25
by Audrey Rogers on July 16th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 25--Verse 9The Lord is able to give you much more than this.But Lord, these illegal drugs are worth so much money, and now you’re asking me to flush them down the toilet? But Lord, I’ve already put two years into this degree, and now you’re calling me in a new direction? But Lord, we’ve already given our tithes this month, and now you’re prompting us to give anot...
2 Chronicles 22-23
by Audrey Rogers on July 15th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 22--Verse 11But Jehoshabeath, the daughter of the king, took Joash the son of Ahaziah and stole him away from among the king’s sons who were about to be put to death, and she put him and his nurse in a bedroom. Thus Jehoshabeath, the daughter of King Jehoram and wife of Jehoiada the priest, because she was a sister of Ahaziah, hid him from Athaliah, so that she d...
2 Chronicles 20-21
by Audrey Rogers on July 14th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 20--Verse 17You will not need to fight in this battle. Stand firm, hold your position, and see the salvation of the Lord on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed. Tomorrow go out against them, and the Lord will be with you.Isn’t God great? He tells us to not fear in the Bible a couple hundred times. It’s actually the most sai...
2 Chronicles 18-19
by Audrey Rogers on July 13th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 18--Verses 12-13 (CSB)The messenger who had gone to summon Micaiah said to him, “Look, the other prophets without exception are predicting success for the king. Let your word agree with theirs, and speak favorably.”But Micaiah said, “As surely as the Lord lives, I can tell him only what my God says.”Can you imagine how intimidating it would be to be the only dive...
2 Chronicles 16-17
by Audrey Rogers on July 12th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 16--In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet, and his disease became severe. Yet even in his disease he did not seek the Lord, but sought help from physicians.King Asa of Judah had a difficult time trusting the Lord. Late in his reign, he developed a foot disease and did not seek the Lord’s help, but instead sought help from physicians. ...
2 Chronicles 14-15
by Audrey Rogers on July 10th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 15—Verse 2b“Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: The Lord is with you while you are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.”“I will never leave you nor forsake you.” – favorite words of mine, repeated many times in many different books of the Bible. They resonate with me because I’ve never had an earth...
2 Chronicles 12-13
by Audrey Rogers on July 9th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 13--Verse 18The men of Judah prevailed, because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers.Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote on the virtue of self-reliance, Norman Vincent Peale spoke on the power of positive thinking, and Frank Sinatra sang from the bottom of his heart—"I did it my way!" As Americans, we’ve been baptized in the spirit of independence and trained ...
2 Chronicles 10-11
by Audrey Rogers on July 8th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 10--Verse 8But he abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him.Rehoboam ignored the elders and instead decided to listen to his young friends. This fulfilled God’s promise to make Jeroboam a king of Israel, but what would have happened if Rehoboam had dealt peacefully with Isra...
2 Chronicles 8-9
by Audrey Rogers on July 7th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 9--Verses 22-23Thus King Solomon excelled all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom. And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon to hear his wisdom, which God had put into his mind.I can imagine it was quite the spectacle to go and see Solomon. The man had everything. God granted him wisdom that impressed everyone. He was the richest an...
2 Chronicles 6-7
by Audrey Rogers on July 6th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 7--Verse 1 (CSB)When Solomon finished praying, fire descended from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the temple. There are three significant moments when fire descended from Heaven as approval from the Lord for his dwelling place: At the Tabernacle (Leviticus 9:24), The dedication of the temple (this insta...
2 Chronicles 4-5
by Audrey Rogers on July 5th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 5--Verse 14So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the Lord filled the house of God.Solomon had completed the house of the Lord, with all its riches and beauty. The ark of the covenant containing the two tablets of stone was brought in. There was great celebration - with 120 priests blowing trumpets, singers lifting ...
2 Chronicles 2-3
by Audrey Rogers on July 3rd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 2—Verse 6But who is able to build him a house, since heaven, even highest heaven, cannot contain him? Who am I to build a house for him, except as a place to make offerings before him?Solomon’s attitude is beautiful – he recognizes the magnitude and awesomeness of the task he has been given, yet he has a level of humility to see the seeming impossibility of it. S...
1 Chron 29-2 Chron 1
by Audrey Rogers on July 2nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 1--Verse 14Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen.Before Israel came into the promised land, Moses warned that its future king must never gather for himself horses, wives, and riches (Deut. 17:16-17). Power, sex, and money aren’t necessarily bad things, unless they exceed certain limits. Yet Solomon never seemed to have enough, and it spelled his doom.Wh...
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