The Walk of Godly Leadership

"And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel. And he placed forces in all the fenced cities of Judah, and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim, which Asa his father had taken. And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the … Continue reading The Walk of Godly Leadership

Sticks: Joseph and Judah

We have been looking at the prophecy of Ezekiel.  Ezekiel was a captive in Babylon when he was given this prophecy.  He spoke much of the nation's return to their homeland, but it would not take place until after a period of 70 years.  In the Scripture and prophecy for today's study we see a … Continue reading Sticks: Joseph and Judah

Their Heart Shall Rejoice in the LORD

"And they shall be as mighty men, which tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded. And I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, … Continue reading Their Heart Shall Rejoice in the LORD

Strength for Today 062914

"Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, Thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; Thou that dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth. Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh stir up Thy strength, and come and save us. Turn us again, O God, and cause Thy face to shine; and we shall be saved." Psalm 80:1-3 (KJV)

112111 I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love

"When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called My son out of Egypt.  As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.  I taught Ephraim also to go, taking them by their arms; but they knew not that I healed them.  I … Continue reading 112111 I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love

061811 …The LORD hearkened to Hezekiah, and healed the people.

"For a multitude of the people, even many of Ephraim, and Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet did they eat the passover otherwise than it was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, 'The good LORD pardon every one that prepareth his heart to seek God, the LORD God of his fathers, … Continue reading 061811 …The LORD hearkened to Hezekiah, and healed the people.

061511 Nevertheless there are good things found in thee…

"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 061511 Nevertheless there are good things found in thee…