Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Ezra 7:6: “This Ezra came up from Babylon;...

April 27th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Fifty-seven years after the temple was completed, another group of exiles returned to Jerusalem. ...

Ezra 6:21: “Then the children of Israel who...

April 26th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Some of the people living in the land who were not part of God's ...

Ezra 5:5: “But the eye of their God was upon...

April 25th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
For 16 years, no work was done on the temple. The people had been ...

Ezra 4:12–13: “Let it be known to the king...

April 24th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The nations that had been living in the land while the Israelites were in ...

Ezra 3:12–13: “But many of the priests and...

April 23rd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Once God's exiled people returned to their land, the first thing they did was ...

Ezra 2:1: “Now these are the people of the...

April 22nd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Jewish exiles returned to Jerusalem in 3 major waves over the span of ...

Ezra 1:3: “Who is there among you of all His...

April 21st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After Cyrus king of Persia conquered Babylon, God put it in Cyrus' heart to ...

2 Chronicles 36:20–23: “And those who escaped...

April 20th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After hundreds of years of running after false gods and not obeying God's voice, ...

2 Chronicles 35:25: “Jeremiah also lamented...

April 19th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After a long and successful reign, Josiah died on the battlefield. The Old Testament ...

2 Chronicles 34:18–19: “Then Shaphan the...

April 18th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Do you remember the first time you really heard God's word? I do, and ...

2 Chronicles 33:1–2: “Manasseh was twelve...

April 17th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When it says that King Manasseh "did evil", it literally says he was committing ...

2 Chronicles 32:1: “After these deeds of faithfulness,...

April 16th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
It is interesting to notice that King Hezekiah had amassed a long list of ...

2 Chronicles 31:20–21: “Thus Hezekiah did...

April 15th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
As the king of Judah, Hezekiah took a very public stand for God, and ...

2 Chronicles 30:1–2: “And Hezekiah sent to...

April 14th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
According to 2 Kings 17, a small remnant remained of the northern 10 tribes ...

2 Chronicles 29:1–3: “Hezekiah became king...

April 13th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King Hezekiah was a breath of fresh air to the nation of Judah because ...

2 Chronicles 28:23–24: “For [King Ahaz] sacrificed...

April 12th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
According to 2 Kings 16, King Ahaz sacrificed on an altar designed to look ...

2 Chronicles 27:6: “So Jotham became mighty,...

April 11th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Archeology has verified this Bible verse that says King Jotham was “mighty.” In 1938, ...

2 Chronicles 26:5: “[King Uzziah] sought God in...

April 10th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Here's a great truth from King Uzziah's life, one that every believer on the ...

2 Chronicles 25:7–8: “But a man of God came...

April 9th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This man of God, an unnamed prophet, warned King Amaziah not to form an ...

2 Chronicles 24:1–2: “Joash was seven years old...

April 8th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The story of godly King Joash is a fascinating one and can be found ...

2 Chronicles 23:21: “So all the people of the land...

April 7th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Athaliah was the daughter of King Ahab of Israel and his wife Jezebel. She ...

2 Chronicles 22:4: “Therefore [Ahaziah] did evil...

April 6th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jehoram's son, Ahaziah, was king for less than two years. 2 Kings 9 records ...

2 Chronicles 21:20: “[Jehoram] was thirty-two years...

April 5th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
No one mourned the death of King Jehoram, and he was not given the ...

2 Chronicles 20:4: “So Judah gathered together...

April 4th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Moabites, Ammonites, and Meunites joined together to attack Judah. King Jehoshaphat responded exactly ...

2 Chronicles 19:7: “Now therefore, let the...

April 3rd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King Jehoshaphat went throughout Judah, bringing the people back to the Lord. He appointed ...

2 Chronicles 18:14–15: “Then [Micaiah] came...

April 2nd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King Ahab of Israel wanted King Jehoshaphat of Judah to go to war with ...

2 Chronicles 17:3–5: “Now the LORD was with...

April 1st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jehoshaphat, the 4th king of Judah, was a powerful and godly king. He followed ...

2 Chronicles 16:9: “For the eyes of the LORD...

March 31st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In chapter 14, when the massive Ethiopian army came against King Asa, he cried ...

2 Chronicles 15:17–19: “But the high places...

March 30th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Here is another sad commentary on the spiritual condition of both the king and ...

2 Chronicles 14:11–12: “And Asa cried out...

March 29th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King Asa of Judah saw the tremendous Ethiopian army arrayed for battle against him. ...

2 Chronicles 13:18: “Thus the children of Israel...

March 28th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jeroboam, king of Israel, and Abijah, king of Judah, went to battle against each ...