Tag: Josiah

  • August 4 – Destruction Coming for Egypt, Philistines

    Reading Jer. 46:1-28; 47:1-7 Devotional Judah had been oppressed by two enemies—Egypt and the Philistines. GOD gave a prophecy to Jeremiah concerning the coming destruction upon both of those lands at the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon. 1 The word of the LORD which came to Jeremiah the prophet against the nations. 2 Against…

  • August 3 – Josiah Dies in Battle

    Reading 2 Chron. 35:20-25 2 Kings 23:30b-34, 36-37, 35 Jer. 22:10-17; 26:1-23 Devotional Neco king of Egypt was passing through the land of Judah on his way to the Euphrates River for a battle, and king Josiah went out against Neco. In a rather uncommon event GOD spoke to Neco and told him to warn…

  • August 2 – Josiah’s Sweeping Reforms

    Reading 2 Kings 22:3-7; 2 Chron. 34:8-13 2 Kings 22:8; 2 Chron. 34:14-15 2 Chron. 34:16-32 2 Kings 23:4-14, 24; 2 Chron. 34:33 2 Kings 23:15-20 2 Chron. 35:1-19, 26-27 Devotional King Josiah is fully committed to the LORD. In the 18th year of his reign he repaired the temple, during which some workers found…

  • July 25 – Jeremiah Called to Prophesy

    Reading Jer. 1:1-3:5 Devotional GOD called Jeremiah to be a prophet at a young age. Jeremiah was from the town of Anathoth, from the tribe of Benjamin, just a few miles northeast of Jerusalem. Jeremiah was called in the 13th year of Josiah’s reign and he continued prophesying through the point when Judah was taken…

  • 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 23 – Josiah, the Child King

    Reading 2 Kings 21:17-18a; 2 Chron. 33:18-20a 2 Kings 21:18b-19 2 Chron. 33:22-23 2 Kings 21:25, 23, 26a, 24; 22:1-2; 23:25-27 Devotional When Manasseh died, his son Amon became king of Judah. Although GOD blessed Manasseh after his repentance, GOD did not turn away from the punishment He planned for Judah because of all the evil…

  • June 1 – Judah and Israel Divide

    Reading 1 Kings 12:1-33 2 Chron. 11:13-14, 16-17 1 Kings 13:1-32 Devotional When Solomon died, his son Rehoboam reigned in his place. Yet, because of Solomon’s idolatry GOD had promised to rip away ten of the twelve tribes from him. GOD had spoken to Jeroboam and told him that He would make him king over…