Friday April 23, 2021 “Be Not Idolators”

2 Kings 14: 4 “4 However the high places were not taken away, and the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.” In the previous verse, we are told that Amaziah did good, but he didn’t go as far as David did in leading the people of God. David was never an idolator. Idolatry is … Continue reading

Thursday April 22, 2021 “Not Like David”

2 Kings 14:3 “3And he did what was right in the sight of the Lord, yet not like his father David; he did everything as his father Joash had done.” Amaziah did all his father, King Joash, had done but he didn’t follow wholly in the path of king David, Amaziah’s ancestor. Pray that when men and women of … Continue reading

Wednesday April 21, 2021 “29 Years”

2 Kings 14:2-3 “2 He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem. 3 And he did what was right in the sight of the Lord, yet not like his father David; he did everything as his father Joash had done.” For 29 years Amaziah did a lot … Continue reading

Tuesday April 20, 2021 “Godly Moms”

2 Kings 14:2-3 “2 He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem. 3 And he did what was right in the sight of the Lord, yet not like his father David; he did everything as his father Joash had done.” Amaziah the king of Judah was not … Continue reading

Monday April 19, 2021 “Good-Hearted Allies”

2 Kings 14:1 “In the second year of Joash the son of Jehoahaz, king of Israel, Amaziah the son of Joash, king of Judah, became king.” Amaziah became king of Judah. This was a good thing for Israel and King Jehoash for he was young and had a pretty good heart. Pray that good leaders will be … Continue reading

Sunday April 18, 2021 “Transition Challenges”

2 Kings 13:24-25 “24 Now Hazael king of Syria died. Then Ben-Hadad his son reigned in his place. 25 And Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz recaptured from the hand of Ben-Hadad, the son of Hazael, the cities which he had taken out of the hand of Jehoahaz his father by war. Three times Joash defeated him and recaptured the cities … Continue reading

Saturday April 17, 2021 “God Will Not Destroy His Own”

2 Kings 13:23 “But the Lord was gracious to them, had compassion on them, and regarded them, because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not yet destroy them or cast them from His presence.” God would not destroy His people not would He cast them from His presence because of the covenant of blood He made … Continue reading

Friday April 16, 2021 “God Regards Us”

2 Kings 13:23 “But the Lord was gracious to them, had compassion on them, and regarded them, because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not yet destroy them or cast them from His presence.” God had regard to Israel because of His covenant with His own. Let us pray that we who are God’s children will … Continue reading

Thursday April 15, 2021 “God of Compassion”

2 Kings 13:23 “But the Lord was gracious to them, had compassion on them, and regarded them, because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not yet destroy them or cast them from His presence.” God had compassion on Israel. Jesus tells us about being compassionate in the story of the Good Samaritan. This is so important. … Continue reading

Wednesday April 14, 2021 “A Gracious God”

2 Kings 13:23 “But the Lord was gracious to them, had compassion on them, and regarded them, because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not yet destroy them or cast them from His presence.” Israel was under attack continually by Syria. The Lord was gracious to His people. I like to define grace as “the operational … Continue reading