Ezra 2-5
on July 24th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Ezra 4—Verse 4Then the people of the land discouraged the people of Judah and made them afraid to build…When God directs his people to do a work for him, there are often detractors, hold-ups, bumps in the road, and all manner of distractions to discourage us from completing the work. But perseverance is built when you have to work against forces that are working against you. ...  Read More
2 Chronicles 36-Ezra 1
on July 23rd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 36--Verse 15The Lord, the God of their fathers, sent persistently to them by his messengers, because he had compassion on his people. It’s interesting that the Lord should even use messengers. I mean he can take care of it himself, but often doesn’t. He sends other people to get the message through. And I can’t tell you how many times the Lord has sent his messen...  Read More
2 Chronicles 34-35
on July 22nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 34-- Verse 26b-27Thus says the LORD…because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before God when you heard his words against this place and its inhabitants, and you have humbled yourself before me and have torn your clothes and wept before me, I also have heard you, declares the LORD. Josiah was a very young king, but he deeply desired to honor God. Eve...  Read More
2 Chronicles 32-33
on July 21st, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 32--Verses 25-26But Hezekiah did not make return according to the benefit done to him, for his heart was proud. Therefore wrath came upon him and Judah and Jerusalem. But Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the Lord did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah.Even though king Hezek...  Read More
2 Chronicles 30-31
on July 20th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 30--Verses 18-20A large number of the people...were ritually unclean, yet they had eaten the Passover contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah had interceded for them, saying, “May the good Lord provide atonement on behalf of whoever sets his whole heart on seeking God, the Lord, the God of his ancestors, even though not according to the purification rules of t...  Read More
2 Chronicles 28-29
on July 19th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 28--Verse 10And now you intend to subjugate the people of Judah and Jerusalem, male and female, as your slaves. Have you not sins of your own against the Lord your God?Because of their idol worship, God allowed judgement to come upon the kingdom of Judah. The Syrian king and his forces and even the kingdom of Israel came against the kingdom of Judah. They defeate...  Read More
2 Chronicles 26-27
on July 17th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 27—Verse 6So Jotham became mighty, because he ordered his ways before the Lord his God.To order our ways can speak of organizing our priorities. Our priorities will determine how we live our life, and the things that are most important to us will be evident by the way we spend our time and money. When I was in college, learning how to ‘adult’, I never had enough ...  Read More
2 Chronicles 24-25
on July 16th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 25--Verse 9The Lord is able to give you much more than this.But Lord, these illegal drugs are worth so much money, and now you’re asking me to flush them down the toilet? But Lord, I’ve already put two years into this degree, and now you’re calling me in a new direction? But Lord, we’ve already given our tithes this month, and now you’re prompting us to give anot...  Read More
2 Chronicles 22-23
on July 15th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 22--Verse 11But Jehoshabeath, the daughter of the king, took Joash the son of Ahaziah and stole him away from among the king’s sons who were about to be put to death, and she put him and his nurse in a bedroom. Thus Jehoshabeath, the daughter of King Jehoram and wife of Jehoiada the priest, because she was a sister of Ahaziah, hid him from Athaliah, so that she d...  Read More
2 Chronicles 20-21
on July 14th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 20--Verse 17You will not need to fight in this battle. Stand firm, hold your position, and see the salvation of the Lord on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed. Tomorrow go out against them, and the Lord will be with you.Isn’t God great? He tells us to not fear in the Bible a couple hundred times. It’s actually the most sai...  Read More
2 Chronicles 18-19
on July 13th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 18--Verses 12-13 (CSB)The messenger who had gone to summon Micaiah said to him, “Look, the other prophets without exception are predicting success for the king. Let your word agree with theirs, and speak favorably.”But Micaiah said, “As surely as the Lord lives, I can tell him only what my God says.”Can you imagine how intimidating it would be to be the only dive...  Read More
2 Chronicles 16-17
on July 12th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 16--In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet, and his disease became severe. Yet even in his disease he did not seek the Lord, but sought help from physicians.King Asa of Judah had a difficult time trusting the Lord. Late in his reign, he developed a foot disease and did not seek the Lord’s help, but instead sought help from physicians. ...  Read More