2 Chronicles

To Those Who Feel Unfit for the Communion

Jan 01

To Those Who Feel Unfit for the Communion   “For there were many in the congregation that were not sanctified: therefore the Levites had the charge of the killing of the passovers for every one that was not clean, to sanctify them unto the Lord. For a multitude of the people, even many of Ephraim, and Manasseh, …

2 Chronicles:30-17-20

Wanted! — Volunteers

Oct 25

Wanted! — Volunteers   “And next him was Amasiah the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself unto the Lord; and with him two hundred thousand mighty men of valour.” — 2 Chronicles xvii. 16.   IT was a great thing for king Jehoshaphat to have such a pious lord-lieutenant, one who could command an army, and at the same …

2 Chronicles:2 Chronicles 17:16

Words to Rest On

Sep 18

Words to Rest On   “And the people rested themselves upon the words of Hezekiah king of Judah. 2 Chronicles xxxii. 8.   IT is very beautiful, in reading the story of Hezekiah, to see how the people always went with him. God had prepared the nation for a change, and when the hour came the man came with …

2 Chronicles:32:8

Servitude or Service–Which?

Apr 14

Servitude or Service--Which?   “Nevertheless they shall be his servants; that they may know my service, and the service of the kingdoms of the countries.” 2 Chronicles xii. 8.   THE people of God had left their God, and he had left them, so that Shishak, the king of Egypt, came against them; and though the Lord had respect …

2 Chronicles:7:8

Another Lesson from Manasseh’s Life

Aug 19

Another Lesson from Manasseh’s Life   “And the LORD spake to Manasseh, and to his people: but they would not hearken. Wherefore the LORD brought upon them the captains of the host of the king of Assyria, which took Manasseh among the thorns, and bound him with fetters, and carried him to Babylon.”— 2 Chronicles xxxiii. 10, …

2 Chronicles:33:10-11

Pardon for the Greatest Guilt

Jul 08

Pardon for the Greatest Guilt   “Manasseh did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, like unto the abominations of the heathen, whom the LORD had cast out before the children of Israel…… And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his …

2 Chronicles:33:2, 12, 13

Goodness, as a Morning Cloud

Mar 25

Goodness, as a Morning Cloud   “And Joash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all the days of Jehoiada the priest.”— 2 Chronicles xxiv. 2. “Now after the death of Johoiada came the princes of Judah, and made obeisance to the king. Then the king hearkened unto them. And they left the house …

2 Chronicles:24:2

The Place of Prayer and Pardon

Jun 01

The Place of Prayer and Pardon   “Whatsoever acre or whatsoever sickness there he: then what prayer or what supplication soever shall be made of any man, or of all thy people Israel, when every one shall know his own sore and his own grief, and shall spread forth his hands in this house: then hear thou …

2 Chronicles:6:28-30

Cheer Up, My Comrades!

Jan 01

Cheer Up, My Comrades!   "And Josiah set the priests in their charges, and encouraged them to the service of the house of the Lord"—2 Chronicles 35:2.   Josiah, as you remember, in the early part of his reign set his face against the idolatries that prevailed, to root them out of the land. He then bent his thoughts …

2 Chronicles:35:2

A King Sent in Love

Sep 14

A King Sent in Love   “Then Huram the king of Tyre answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because the LORD hath loved his people, he hath made thee king over them.” — 2 Chronicles ii. 11.   I THINK that you must have been struck with the deeply religious tone of the communications which passed between …

2 Chronicles:2:11