Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 30th-this one, Jehozadak. He alone went with the people into captivity,

1 Chronicles 6: 15and Jehozadak went along when the LORD carried Judah and Jerusalem away into exile by Nebuchadnezzar. We are told throughout this chapter of the genealogies of the priests of Israel. Only briefly does the author go into … Continue reading

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April 29th- could we aspire to a faith strong enough to gain us a place in a history text, even if it be a nameless part of a group?

1 Chronicles 5: 18The sons of Reuben and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, consisting of valiant men, men who bore shield and sword and shot with bow and were skillful in battle, were 44,760, who went to war. … Continue reading

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April 28th- the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided,

1 Chronicles 1: 19Two sons were born to Eber, the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and his brother’s name was Joktan. Most of our reading today consists of long genealogical lists. … Continue reading

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April 27th-How would our own families respond if we as men took the same steps as Josiah?

2 Kings 23:1Then the king sent, and they gathered to him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem. 2The king went up to the house of the LORD and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of … Continue reading

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April 26th-Becoming king at the age of 8 when his father was killed, he was able to walk in the ways of David

2 Kings 22: 1Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem; and his mother’s name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath. 2He did right in the sight of the LORD … Continue reading

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April 25th-Hezekiah was known as no other one before or since

2 Kings 18: 5He trusted in the LORD, the God of Israel; so that after him there was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor among those who were before him. 6For he clung to the LORD; … Continue reading

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April 24th- Throughout history, the mixture of faith and power has been disastrous.

2 Kings 17: 7Now this came about because the sons of Israel had sinned against the LORD their God, who had brought them up from the land of Egypt from under the hand of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and they … Continue reading

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