When The LORD Hears Prayer

"Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, 'Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, That which thou hast prayed to Me against Sennacherib king of Assyria I have heard. This is the word that the LORD hath spoken concerning him; 'The virgin the daughter of Zion hath despised thee, and laughed thee …

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Day Forty Six – City of Peace

The city of Jerusalem, near the East shore of the Mediterranean Sea, is a city which is the source of much conflict; yet its name means, “city of peace” or “teaching peace”.  Yet Jerusalem has no peace.  It is a source of much conflict because there are three religions which want to claim it as …

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Jerusalem Has Grievously Sinned

"How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! She that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary! She weepeth sore in the night, and her tears are on her cheeks: among all her lovers she hath none to …

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Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

"I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.  Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem. Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together: whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the …

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The Attention Jesus Will Receive

It is my heart to believe that according to the writings of the prophets that the kingdoms of Judah and Israel have been one since their return from Babylonian captivity.  For one I cannot think of a single time they are referred to as a divided people in the Gospels or all the New Testament. …

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GOD… With Men on the Earth

"But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain Thee; how much less this house which I have built!"  2 Chronicles 6:18 (KJB) This is part of the  history of Israel as the remnant of returning Jews were reading it.  Preparing for their …

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The Beautiful and Glorious

"In that day shall the Branch of the LORD be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth shall be excellent and comely for them that are escaped of Israel. And it shall come to pass, that he that is left in Zion, and he that remaineth in Jerusalem, shall be called holy, even …

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Jesus Could Not Save Himself?

"Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? That is to say, My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me?" Matthew 27:45-46 (KJV) On this day called "Good Friday" we …

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The End Result of Killing Prophets

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not! Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. For I say unto you, Ye shall not …

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All Flesh… Be Silent Before the LORD

"Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the LORD. And many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and shall be My people: and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the …

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Thinking Through the Prophets

"Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying, 'Micah the Morasthite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and spake to all the people of Judah, saying, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts; Zion shall be plowed like a field, and …

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