2-8 October 2011

A Captive People

  • READ MORE Sunday  02 October 2011
    Matthew 21:33-46

    "Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that produces the fruits of the kingdom." (v. 43)

  • READ MORE Monday  03 October 2011
    2 Kings 20:1-21

    "Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, 'Hear the word of the Lord; Days are coming when all that is in your house, and that which your ancestors have stored up until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, says the Lord.' Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, 'The word of the Lord that you have spoken is good.' For he thought, 'Why not, if there will be peace and security in my days?'" (vv. 16-17, 19)

  • READ MORE Tuesday  04 October 2011
    2 Kings 22:1-13

    "Then the king commanded the priest Hilkiah, Ahikam son Shaphan, Achbor son of Micaiah, Shaphan the secretary, and the king's servant Asaiah, saying, 'Go, inquire of the Lord for me, for the people, and for all Judah, concerning the words of this book that has been found; for great is the wrath of the Lord that is kindled against us, because our ancestors did not obey the words of this book, to do according to all that is written concerning us.'" (vv. 12-13)

  • READ MORE Wednesday  05 October 2011
    2 Kings 22:14 - 23:3

    "The king stood by the pillar and made a covenant before the Lord, to follow the Lord, keeping his commandments, his decrees, and his statutes, with all his heart and all his soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. All the people joined in the covenant." (v. 3)

  • READ MORE Thursday  06 October 2011
    2 Kings 23:4-25

    "Moreover, Josiah did away with the mediums, wizards, teraphim, idols, and all the abominations that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, so that he established the words of the law that were written in the book that the priest Hilkiah had found in the house of the Lord. Before him there was no king like him, who turned to the Lord with all his heart, with all his soul, and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; nor did any like him arise after him." (vv. 24-25)

  • READ MORE Friday  07 October 2011
    2 Kings 23:36 - 24:17

    "The Lord sent against him bands of the Chaldeans, bands of the Arameans, bands of the Moabites, and bands of the Ammonites, he sent them against Judah to destroy it, according to the word of the Lord that he spoke by his servants the prophets. Surely this came upon Judah at the command of the Lord, to remove them out of his sight, for the sins of Manasseh, for all that he had committed." (vv. 2-3)

  • READ MORE Saturday  08 October 2011
    Jeremiah 35:1-19

    "I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, sending them persistently. ... The descendants of Jonadab son of Rechab have carried out the command that their ancestor gave them, but this people has not obeyed me." (vv. 15a, 16)

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