March 19, 2017
During the reign of King Jehoshaphat, Judah was invaded by three pagan nations allied against God’s people. Facing certain annihilation, Jehoshaphat called a national time of prayer and fasting. God provided a miraculous deliverance!
March 12, 2017
Judah’s young King, Jehoshaphat, sought to walk in peace with King Ahab of Israel. While Jehoshaphat was a good king, Ahab was evil.
March 5, 2017
Pride, selfishness, double mindedness, and imprudence would lead Hezekiah to make some unwise decisions that would negatively impact his nation’s future. At the age of thirty-eight or thirty-nine, Hezekiah found himself on his deathbed…
February 26, 2017
King Hezekiah and all Jerusalem were facing extermination at the hands of the Assyrian Army. They were surrounded. What would Hezekiah do? He cried out to God! The Lord heard and dispatched an angel…
February 19, 2017
King Hezekiah found his city of Jerusalem surrounded by the powerful army of Assyria. He went to the temple, laid the enemy’s edict before the Lord, and cried out for help. What would God Almighty do?
February 12, 2017
King Hezekiah was the great-grandfather of Josiah and like his great-grandson, He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord. Hezekiah “trusted in the Lord, the God of Israel, so that there was none like him among all the kings of Judah…”
February 5, 2017
Among the reforms Josiah instituted during his reign, possibly the most important was when he restored the celebration of the Passover. The ultimate Passover Lamb would be Jesus whose sacrifice on the cross atoned for our sins completely.
January 29, 2017
Who is crowned king of a nation at the age of eight? What king begins seeking God as a sixteen year old and then enacting major reforms at the age of twenty? His name was Josiah, the last good king of Judah.
January 22, 2017
God used King Jehu to execute His vengeance on the family of the unrighteous kings who preceded him. Even so, Jehu himself will one day stand before God to be judged. So will each of us. For those in Christ, Jesus was judged in our place.
January 15, 2017
Paul instructed Timothy about those holding seats of power: “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone–for kings and all those in authority…”