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Day 185 – Hezekiah’s Prayer

Day 185 – Hezekiah’s Prayer

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading we see more evidence that Hezekiah is one of the best kings. Sennacherib says that Assyria has destroyed many nations, whose gods did not save them. Hezekiah should not think his people will be saved by the Lord....
Day 184 – Hezekiah Reigns

Day 184 – Hezekiah Reigns

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read the story of Hezekiah. His father was Ahaz, one of the worst kings of Judah, but Hezekiah was one of the best kings. Our history is not our destiny and our ancestors do not determine our future. While Hezekiah does not condem...
Divided Kingdom Recap

Divided Kingdom Recap

As we started the Divided Kingdom period, it appeared that David’s dynasty was falling apart. The geographic boundaries changed, leaders had lost the trust of the people, and liturgical norms were compromised. Foreign gods and influence from the pagan neighbors...
Day 183 – Israel Falls to Assyria

Day 183 – Israel Falls to Assyria

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn about the fall of the northern kingdom of Israel when all ten tribes were exiled by the Assyrians. The tribes are now gone and all that remains are the two tribes in the south — Judah and Benjamin. In Micah, we hear about...
Day 182 – The Inescapable God

Day 182 – The Inescapable God

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn that Ahaz does not live like his father Jotham or his grandfather Uzziah. He turns away from the worship of the Lord to idolatry. He even goes as far as to sacrifice his own son. After meeting with the king of Assyria, Ahaz wants...