Day Twenty Six – GOD Deals With Evil In His People

The reading for today is 2 Kings 20 - 1 Chronicles 7. Blessings as you read. In reading through the Bible in 90 days there are passages which, to be honest, I sometimes find it difficult to read; and today’s reading was no exception.  I am speaking particularly of 1 Chronicles 1 – 9 which …

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Time of Jacob’s Trouble

"The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying, ‘Thus speaketh the LORD God of Israel, saying,’ ‘Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book. For, lo, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will bring again the captivity of My people Israel and Judah, saith the LORD: and …

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The LORD, The First and The Last

"Keep silence before Me, O islands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment. Who raised up the righteous man from the east, called him to his foot, gave the nations before him, and made him rule over kings? He gave …

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O Inhabitant of the Earth

"From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But I said, ‘My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me! The treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously.’ Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth. And …

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Standing With The King

"Now this is the copy of the letter that the king Artaxerxes gave unto Ezra the priest, the scribe, even a scribe of the words of the commandments of the LORD, and of his statutes to Israel. 'Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, …

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Let Me Fall Now into the Hand of the LORD

"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 …

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Valiant Men of Might

"Now the sons of Issachar were, Tola, and Puah, Jashub, and Shimron, four; and the sons of Tola; Uzzi, and Rephaiah, and Jeriel, and Jahmai, and Jibsam, and Shemuel, heads of their father's house, of Tola: valiant men of might in their generations; whose number in the days of David two and twenty thousand and …

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Righteousness and Evil

"And the king sent, and they gathered unto him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem.  And the king went up into the house of the LORD, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, both small and …

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Prayer of the King

"And Hezekiah received the letter of the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up into the house of the LORD, and spread it before the LORD.  And Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said, 'O LORD God of Israel, which dwellest between the cherubims, Thou art the God, Thou alone, of …

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The Children of Israel Shall Come

"In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping: they shall go, and seek the LORD their God. They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the LORD …

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Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

The title is a question many people down through human history have asked.  Yes, I have as well.  This was a question Jeremiah the prophet was asking in the text you will read in a moment.  Many of the Old Testament prophets asked the question.  Habakkuk asked it in his prophecy chapter 1; and Malachi …

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Wash… Be Clean

"Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before Mine eyes; cease to do evil; learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow. Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be …

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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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