Archive for category 1&2 Chronicles

Jahaziel: Speaking faith when fear abounds (2 Chronicles 20:1-30)

Jehoshaphat was a good king.  He reigned over Judah for twenty-five years and during that time the nation was oriented towards God.  However, early on in his reign he and the nation faced a huge challenge as detailed in 2 Chronicles 20:1-30: a number of the surrounding nations made an alliance and came together to […]

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Zeruiah: Mother of Warriors (1 Chronicles 2:9-17)

The early days of the kingdom of Israel were turbulent times.  Saul, Israel’s first king, drifted away from following God.  His rebellion meant that God rejected him as king and instead looked for a man after God’s heart.  Upon Saul’s death the kingship passed to God’s chosen man, David son of Jesse. However, as on […]

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Azariah the son of Oded: Prophetically speaking courage (2 Chronicles 15)

2 Chronicles 15 Azariah the son of Oded appears in the pages of Scripture and then disappears just as quickly.  However, his legacy was an encouraged king, a changed nation and a peace that was to last for 20 years. King Asa, the great-great-grandson of King David, had come to the throne of Judah.  His […]

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