"Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem: but did evil in the sight of the LORD, like unto the abominations of the heathen, whom the LORD had cast out before the children of Israel. For he built again the high places which Hezekiah … Continue reading Like the Abominations of Evil
"And Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah, and wrote letters also to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of the LORD at Jerusalem, to keep the passover unto the LORD God of Israel. For the king had taken counsel, and his princes, and all the congregation in Jerusalem, to keep … Continue reading To Give Them One Heart
"Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah. He built Eloth, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers. Sixteen years old was Uzziah when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and … Continue reading Strength of YaHWeH
"It came to pass after this also, the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle. Then there came some that told Jehoshaphat, saying, 'There cometh a great multitude against thee from beyond the sea on this side Syria; and, behold, they be … Continue reading When the Enemy is Near
"And Jehoshaphat the king of Judah returned to his house in peace to Jerusalem. And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, 'Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the LORD? Therefore is wrath upon thee from before the LORD. Nevertheless there … Continue reading Nevertheless There Are Good Things Found In You
"In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah, and built Ramah, to the intent that he might let none go out or come in to Asa king of Judah. Then Asa brought out silver and gold out of the treasures of the house of … Continue reading Throughout the Whole Earth
"And Rehoboam went to Shechem: for to Shechem were all Israel come to make him king. And it came to pass, when Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who was in Egypt, whither he had fled from the presence of Solomon the king, heard it, that Jeroboam returned out of Egypt. And they sent and called … Continue reading The Peril of Heavy Taxation
"Thus Solomon finished the house of the LORD, and the king's house: and all that came into Solomon's heart to make in the house of the LORD, and in his own house, he prosperously effected. And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, 'I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen … Continue reading I Have Heard Your Prayer
"And Solomon determined to build an house for the name of the LORD, and an house for his kingdom. And Solomon told out threescore and ten thousand men to bear burdens, and fourscore thousand to hew in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred to oversee them. And Solomon sent to Huram the king … Continue reading Who is Able to Build Him an House?
"And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God with him, and magnified him exceedingly. Then Solomon spake unto all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and to the judges, and to every governor in all Israel, the chief of the fathers. So Solomon, and … Continue reading Wisdom and Knowledge is Granted
"Moreover David and the captains of the host separated to the service of the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with harps, with psalteries, and with cymbals: and the number of the workmen according to their service was: of the sons of Asaph; Zaccur, and Joseph, and Nethaniah, and … Continue reading For Song in the House of the LORD
"Then he called for Solomon his son, and charged him to build an house for the LORD God of Israel. And David said to Solomon, 'My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the LORD my God: but the word of the LORD came to me, … Continue reading There Are Workmen with You in Abundance
"And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel. And David said to Joab and to the rulers of the people, 'Go, number Israel from Beersheba even to Dan; and bring the number of them to me, that I may know it.' And Joab answered, 'The LORD make His people an hundred … Continue reading Let Me Fall Now into the Hand of the LORD
"And David the king came and sat before the LORD, and said, 'Who am I, O LORD God, and what is mine house, that Thou hast brought me hitherto? And yet this was a small thing in Thine eyes, O God; for Thou hast also spoken of Thy servant's house for a great while to … Continue reading What One Nation on Earth is Like Israel?
"And David made him houses in the city of David, and prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched for it a tent. Then David said, 'None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites: for them hath the LORD chosen to carry the ark of God, and to minister unto … Continue reading Preparing a House for the LORD