Saturday July 17, 2021 “Besieged Sheep”

2 Kings 17:5 “ Now the king of Assyria went throughout all the land, and went up to Samaria and besieged it for three years.” After checking out the land of Israel, the King of Assyria besieged God’s people for 3 years (almost a term of office for our presidency). Pray that we would have vigilant watchmen … Continue reading

Friday July 16, 2021 “Spying Out the Land”

2 Kings 17:5 “ Now the king of Assyria went throughout all the land, and went up to Samaria and besieged it for three years.” The King of Assyria first spied out the ways of Israel before he went against God’s people. Pray that we who are believers and followers of Jesus Christ will be wise in … Continue reading

Thursday July 15, 2021 “Not Bowed”

2 Kings 17:4 “And the king of Assyria uncovered a conspiracy by Hoshea; for he had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and brought no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore the king of Assyria shut him up, and bound him in prison.” Hoshea, king of Israel was … Continue reading

Wednesday July 14 2021 “Shut Up!”

2 Kings 17:4 “And the king of Assyria uncovered a conspiracy by Hoshea; for he had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and brought no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore the king of Assyria shut him up, and bound him in prison.” Hoshea king of Israel was … Continue reading

Tuesday July 13, 2021 “Wise Policy Changes”

2 Kings 17:4 “4 And the king of Assyria uncovered a conspiracy by Hoshea; for he had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and brought no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore the king of Assyria shut him up, and bound him in prison.” Hoshea king of Israel was … Continue reading

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