Tag Archives: II Chronicles

Reflections on II Chronicles 33-35

We see God’s interaction with two great kings, as the exile draws near. Humility – It took capture and imprisonment to humble Manasseh. Josiah humbled himself when he heard the Word of the Lord.  How has God humbled you?  Do … Continue reading

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Reflections on II Kings 18-20 & II Chronicles 29-32

Hezekiah becomes king of Judah.  Observe: Hold Fast to the Lord – Hezekiah was a rare king who not only did what was right in God’s eyes, but even did it to the extent of David. He tore down all … Continue reading

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Reflections on II Chronicles 25-28

Three pretty good kings reign, followed by one evil king.  Consider: Prone to Wander – Amaziah did what was right in God’s eyes, but later he set up and worshipped Edom’s gods. Uzziah did what was right in God’s eyes, … Continue reading

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Reflections on II Chronicles 22-24

Two wicked kings and one wicked queen rule Judah, before Joash becomes king.  Observe: Advisors – Ahaziah followed wicked counselors, and so Ahaziah ruled as a wicked king (22:3-4). Joash followed the advice of Jehoida the priest, and Joash did … Continue reading

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Reflections on II Chronicles 20-21

An army came up against Jehoshaphat and Judah.  Observe: Seek the Lord’ Help – With the army approaching, Jehoshaphat proclaimed a fast and went to the temple to seek the Lord’s help, crying out to God in prayer. What upcoming … Continue reading

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Reflections on II Chronicles 17-19

Jehoshaphat, another good king, reigns in Judah. Drawing Others to God – Jehoshaphat sought the Lord and walked in his commands (17:3-6). But Jehoshaphat didn’t want to follow God alone; he wanted his people to follow the Lord too.  He … Continue reading

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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 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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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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