Blog Posts tagged with ‘2 Chronicles’

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2 Chronicles 31–32. Doing the right thing

by slpcenglish

11–17 September 2016. 2 Chronicles 31–32 (click to read). In Israel, the priests and Levites didn’t have any land of their own. That meant that many of them lived in terrible poverty, with no way to support themselves or their families. Of course, the other Israelites were supposed to give donations to the Levites, but […]

2 Chronicles 23–24. The courage to do good

by slpcenglish

4–10 September 2106. 2 Chronicles 23–24 (click to read). In today’s Bible reading we find ourselves in the middle of an exciting story, a story we have already heard before back in 2 Kings 11. In the fight for power in Judah, Athaliah had seized the throne and made herself queen. Then to protect her […]

2 Chronicles 13–14. When will there be peace?

by slpcenglish

28 August – 3 September 2016. 2 Chronicles 13–14 (click to read). Psalm 133:1 tells us: “How wonderful and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony!” But in 2 Chronicles 13 we don’t see much harmony between brothers at all. Instead, the Israelites are at war with each other … again. Here the […]

2 Chronicles 1–2. Hurting others for God?

by slpcenglish

Bonus Devotional for August 2016! 2 Chronicles 1-2 (click to read). When Solomon becomes king, he realizes just how much wisdom he will need to be a good ruler. So in today’s text Solomon asks God for the wisdom to lead, and God gives Solomon his wish. But even with God’s gift of wisdom, Solomon […]