Seeking the Lord

Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. And he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, and walked in the ways of David his father; and he did not turn aside to the right hand or to the left. For in the eighth year of his reign, while … More Seeking the Lord

A tale of two kings

2 Chronicles 28:1 Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And he did not do what was right in the eyes of the Lord, as his father David had done, but he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel. He even made metal images for the Baals, and he made offerings … More A tale of two kings

Right in the eyes of the Lord, yet not with a whole heart

2 Chronicles 25:2 And he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, yet not with a whole heart.  From “Wholly Devoted”, a devotional from Faith Fellowship Church of Broken Arrow, OK After the reigns of King David and King Solomon, the Kingdom of Israel divided into two separate Kingdoms called Judah and Israel. It’s … More Right in the eyes of the Lord, yet not with a whole heart

Ahaziah and Ahab. Both corrupt. Both under God’s ultimate rule.

2 Chronicles 22:7  “But it was ordained by God that the downfall of Ahaziah should come about through his going to visit Joram.” Ahaziah decided to join  Joram, king of Israel, in order to try to  recapture Ramoth-gilead from Hazael, king of Syria.  He had advisors that encouraged him to do this.  A few years prior to this, Jehoshaphat had … More Ahaziah and Ahab. Both corrupt. Both under God’s ultimate rule.