Tag: Hezekiah

  • October 19 – The Genealogies of Jesus

    Reading Matt. 1:1-17 Luke 3:23b-38 Devotional Today’s reading is a listing of the family lineage of Jesus. Matthew records the ancestry from Joseph’s perspective (Jesus’ earthly father), whereas Luke apparently records it from Mary’s perspective (Jesus’ mother). There are several righteous people among Jesus’ forefathers, including Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Boaz (husband of Ruth), David, Asa,…

  • July 24 – Zephaniah: The Coming Day of the LORD

    Reading Zeph. 1:1-3:20 2 Chron. 34:3-7 Devotional The prophet Zephaniah was a descendent of king Hezekiah, and a relative of king Josiah. GOD called Zephaniah to preach a message to Judah regarding the coming judgment against all peoples of the earth. GOD was fed up with the wickedness of the nations, including His own special…

  • July 10 – Hezekiah’s Last Years

    Reading 2 Kings 18:13-16; 20:1-11 Isa. 38:9-20 2 Chron. 32:25-30 2 Kings 20:12-19 2 Chron. 32:31, 1-8 2 Kings 18:17-25; 2 Chron. 32:9-15 2 Kings 18:26-35; 2 Chron. 32:16, 18-19 2 Kings 18:36-37; 19:1-36 2 Chron. 32:21a-b, 22-23 2 Kings 20:20-21a; 2 Chron. 32:32-33a Devotional In his latter years, Hezekiah had problems with Sennacherib, king of…

  • July 8 – Israel Falls

    Reading 2 Kings 17:3-5; 18:9-11; 17:7-41; 18:7b-8 Devotional Today we read of the end of the northern tribes of Israel in 723 B.C. GOD had given the people numerous opportunities to return to Him and save themselves, but they refused to repent. As a result, Shalmaneser king of Assyria attacked king Hoshea and all of…

  • July 4 – One Life to Live; Make it Count

    Reading 2 Chron. 29:3-36; 30:1-27; 31:1-21 Devotional Each of us has only one life to live. It’s one of the first lessons we learn—that people are born, they grow up, grow old and eventually they die—but it’s also one of the easiest lessons to forget. We easily get wrapped up in life’s little moments and,…

  • July 2 – Hezekiah: A Son Unlike His Father

    Reading Isa. 21:11-12; 34:5-17; 21:13-17; 23:1-18 2 Kings 16:7-18 2 Chron. 28:22-27a 2 Kings 16:20b; 18:1-7a Devotional Ahaz king of Judah was a very wicked man. Consider some of what the Bible says he did: 10 Then King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet [the] king of Assyria. He saw an altar in Damascus and…