Category Archives: 2Chronicles

Come As You Are

Throwback Friday (probably not a thing . . . whatever). Was working my way through the same set of readings on a Friday back in July 2014. Same thing caught my eye as I continued reading of revival under Hezekiah. … Continue reading

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Temple Revival

Two thoughts as I hover over the account of revival in Judah under King Hezekiah . . . First, revival happens where God’s house is attended to. After 16 years of disastrous leadership under King Ahaz, things turn around under … Continue reading

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Yet . . .

As I looked back over my journal entries tied to today’s reading, for the past several years it’s been the reading in 2Chronicles that’s caused me to pause and reflect. And invariably it’s been on the same theme–voices. The voices … Continue reading

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A King’s Prayer

Reading about King Jehoshaphat this morning in 2Chronicles. This guy intrigues me. Talk about a leader who was firing on 7 out of 8 cylinders. Walked in the ways of David, rejected the ways of the Baals, obeyed the LORD … Continue reading

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Smart Thinking

Paranoia is just smart thinking when everybody’s against you. Heard that years ago from a colleague. Made me laugh then. Still causes me to chuckle now. And I kind of think that, overall, our culture is full of “smart thinkers.” … Continue reading

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Divine Forbearance

According to 2Kings, his reign was pretty much the straw that broke the camel’s back. Sure, there would be one more government mandated revival in Judah after him, but Manasseh’s determination to do “evil in the sight of the LORD, … Continue reading

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Under the Influence

There’s a foreboding about the summary of the reign of the kid king in 2Chronicles 24. You read the words and though they sound very familiar they don’t sound quite right. Common for the writers of Kings and Chronicles to … Continue reading

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