Posts Tagged: Assyria

2 Chronicles 32:7 – More With Us

Today, I’d like to make two points from our reading that are, perhaps, more related than they appear on the surface. The first has to do with King Hezekiah’s faith; the second deals with his son Manasseh and his relationship to God. Hezekiah is considered one of the most righteous kings of Judah with all…

2 Kings 19:28 – My Hook in Your Nose

Hezekiah’s believing loyalty toward Yahweh earned him many blessings.  The Lord in 2 Kings 18:5 even went so far as to say: He trusted in the Lord, the God of Israel, so that there was none like him among all the kings of Judah after him, nor among those who were before him. High praise…

Nineveh’s Repentance & America’s…What?

In the book of Jonah, we learn that God called the prophet to preach repentance to the city of Nineveh.  Famously, Jonah resisted that call and ran as far as he could in the opposite direction.  God demanded obedience and convinced Jonah through his adventure with the whale to go do what he’d been told….