Saturday July 10, 2021 “Ahaz Rested with His Father’s”

2 Kings 16:19-20  19 Now the rest of the acts of Ahaz which he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? 20 So Ahaz rested with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the City of David. Then Hezekiah his son reigned in his place. King Ahaz changed a lot … Continue reading

Friday July 9, 2021 “Removing the Outer Entrance”

2 Kings 16:18  18 Also he removed the Sabbath pavilion which they had built in the temple, and he removed the king’s outer entrance from the house of the Lord, on account of the king of Assyria. It seems here that King Ahaz attempted to prevent the Assyrian king, an idolater from freely entering the house of … Continue reading

Thursday July 8, 2021 “Altering the Sabbath”

2 Kings 16:18 18 Also he removed the Sabbath pavilion which they had built in the temple, and he removed the king’s outer entrance from the house of the Lord, on account of the king of Assyria. King Ahaz altered the Sabbath pavilion which was part of the Temple.  Pray that there would be a return to … Continue reading

Wednesday July 7, 2021 “Lowering the Laver”

2 Kings 16:17  17 And King Ahaz cut off the panels of the carts, and removed the lavers from them; and he took down the Sea from the bronze oxen that were under it, and put it on a pavement of stones.  The King lowered the laver which was used for cleaning.  Pray that the practice of repentance will always … Continue reading

Tuesday July 6, 2021 “Altering the Cart”

2 Kings 16:17  17 And King Ahaz cut off the panels of the carts, and removed the lavers from them; and he took down the Sea from the bronze oxen that were under it, and put it on a pavement of stones.  We discovered the past couple of days that King Ahaz changed many things in the religious worship of … Continue reading

Monday July 5, 2021 “We Must Obey God”

2 Kings 16:16 “16 Thus did Urijah the priest, according to all that King Ahaz commanded.” The Priest followed what the king said to do. In the Book of Acts we are told that there comes a point where God’s people must obey God and not the ideas of men that are not in agreement with … Continue reading

Saturday July 3, 2021 “True Worship that Draws Others”

2 Kings 16:14 “14 He also brought the bronze altar which was before the Lord, from the front of the temple—from between the new altar and the house of the Lord—and put it on the north side of the new altar.” The new altar seemed be brought into the place where the true altar should belong among God’s people God will not share His glory with … Continue reading

Friday July 2, 2021 “The Focus of Faith – The Cross”

2 Kings 16:14 “14 He also brought the bronze altar which was before the Lord, from the front of the temple—from between the new altar and the house of the Lord—and put it on the north side of the new altar.” This was like an altar shuffle in the land of God’s people. Rearranging of altars and mixing old and new causes confusion and misplaced trust. … Continue reading

Thursday July 1, 2021 “The Blood Offering”

2 Kings 16:13 “13 So he burned his burnt offering and his grain offering; and he poured his drink offering and sprinkled the blood of his peace offerings on the altar.” King Ahaz sprinkled blood on the altar as a peace offering. Ronald Reagan said we must have peace through strength. Pray that America will dwell … Continue reading

Wednesday June 30, 2021 “Drink Offering”

2 Kings 16:13 “13 So he burned his burnt offering and his grain offering; and he poured his drink offering and sprinkled the blood of his peace offerings on the altar.” King Ahaz offered a drink offering on a heathen altar. A drink offering can represent begin completely surrendered to another’s “Lordship.” Jesus in His days … Continue reading