Today’s Verse: And Asa cried unto the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. O LORD, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee. ~2 Chronicles 14:11 The term "strong confidence" refers to a firm and resolute faith in God. Our devotion this morning centers on a king who had strong confidence in the Lord.
Today’s Verse: Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, All the kingdoms of the earth hath the LORD God of heaven given me; and he hath charged me to build him an house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Who is there among you of all his people? The LORD his God be with him, and let him go up. ~2 Chronicles 36:23 There are many external proofs that validate that the Bible is the Word of God. One of the compelling proofs is history. The sovereign hand of God is woven throughout the hist
Today’s Verse: And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah: and all the singing men and the singing women spake of Josiah in their lamentations to this day, and made them an ordinance in Israel: and, behold, they are written in the lamentations. ~2 Chronicles 35:25 Jeremiah is known as the weeping prophet. His ministry was one spent in calling Jerusalem and Judah back to God. His ministry spanned over 30 years and included three kings of Judah. He was God’s prophet to King Josiah for 18
Today’s Verse: But he sent ambassadors to him, saying, What have I to do with thee, thou king of Judah? I come not against thee this day, but against the house wherewith I have war: for God commanded me to make haste: forbear thee from meddling with God, who is with me, that he destroy thee not. ~2 Chronicles 35:21 Has anyone ever told you to not stick your nose in someone else’s business? By this, they are saying that you are being intrusive and interfering with matters that
Today’s Verse: And Hezekiah rejoiced, and all the people, that God had prepared the people: for the thing was done suddenly. ~2 Chronicles 29:36 Being spontaneous is when we do something by natural impulse or tendency. It is something we do on the spot that was not necessarily planned for. There are many things we do that are planned and premeditated. This is part of being organized and orderly. There are other times when we must be spontaneous in our response and action. Thi
Today’s Verse: For Ahaz took away a portion out of the house of the LORD, and out of the house of the king, and of the princes, and gave it unto the king of Assyria: but he helped him not. ~2 Chronicles 28:21 Perhaps one of the most troubling concerns that some people have is why their troubles don’t seem to go away. Their life story is that things go from bad to worse. It seems like it doesn’t just rain on them, but, instead, it is pouring on them. They say, “I tried praying
Today’s Verse: And Amaziah said to the man of God, But what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given to the army of Israel? And the man of God answered, The LORD is able to give thee much more than this. ~2 Chronicles 25:9 One of the basics to investing is understanding risk and reward. The higher the rate of return, the higher the risk. There are risks that we take that are very profitable. There are other risks that result in losses. Experts will tell you to s