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Reflections on II Chronicles 13-16

Two good kings, Abijah and Asa, reign in Judah. Rely on God – Abijah’s army won the battle because they relied on God (13:18). When another army came against Asa, he relied on the Lord and was victorious (14:11-12).  Yet … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Kings 15-16

We see here a contrast between several kings in Judah and Israel.  Consider: Heart – Abijam’s heart was not wholly true to the Lord (15:3), but Asa’s heart was (15:14). How would you describe your heart?  What other things compete … Continue reading

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Reflections on II Chronicles 9-12

Rehoboam becomes king, and Israel divides.  Note: Heart for God – The Northern Kingdom strayed from God, so those who set their hearts to seek the Lord left their homes and came to Judah so they might offer sacrifices to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Collection

Here are some good posts for Thanksgiving: 10 Things You Should Know about Thanksgiving – Nathan Finn (Crossway) 5 Readings for Your Thanksgiving Gathering (Crossway) 9 Passages to Read on Gratitude (Crossway) The Greatness of Giving Thanks – Kevin DeYoung … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Kings 11-14

The kingdom splits into two, and both parts walk away from God.  Observe: Folly – Rehoboam has the opportunity to reign as king over all of Israel, but he accepts bad advice and loses most of the people. Compare the … Continue reading

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Reflections on II Chronicles 5-8

The temple is finished and dedicated.  Note: Praise for God’s Love – As the ark was placed in the temple, the Levitical musicians were praising and thanking God for his steadfast love (5:5). The people bowed down and worshipped God … Continue reading

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Reflections on II Chronicles 1-4

Solomon becomes king, seeks wisdom, and begins work on the temple.  Observe: Heart for Wisdom – When God told Solomon to make a request, Solomon asked for wisdom. His heart desired wisdom to do the work God had called him … Continue reading

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Revelation Quote

It is not sufficient to have the Word of God in hand.  We must digest it, meaning we must take it into our innermost being….so that it can give strength to our lives and transform us, just as food nourishes … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Chronicles 27-29

David leaves a charge for Israel and Solomon, and prays to the Lord.  Consider: Heart – Solomon is to serve God with a whole heart. The people give to the temple with a whole heart.  God searches and tests the … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Chronicles 22-26

David prepares for building the temple and organizes the Levites.  Note: Seek the Lord – As part of his instructions to the leaders of Israel, he tells them to set their minds and hearts to seek the Lord. Have you … Continue reading

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