Day Seven – Don’t Worship the Blessing

Today’s Scripture: 2 Kings 20:12-19; 2 Chronicles 32:24-33 God was merciful to Hezekiah by adding fifteen years to his life. But, it’s obvious that something had happened to the heart of this king. First, instead of taking God at his word (as he previously had done), Hezekiah wanted God to “prove” He would lengthen his life by showing him a[…]

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Day Six – Be Careful How You Pray

Today’s Scripture: 2 Kings 19:14-19; 20:1-11 Hezekiah was a man of prayer. For example, when the king of Assyria threatened him and his kingdom, Hezekiah went to the temple and prayed for divine intervention. His prayer included acknowledgement of God’s greatness and his own desire that “. . . all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone are God”[…]

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Day Five – Fortify

Today’s Scripture: 2 Chronicles 32:1-8; 1 Peter 5:8 Have you ever noticed that when you’re in the process of doing something good for God, the devil doesn’t take it sitting down? He threatens and intimidates and does his best to undo anything that will glorify God. Not long after the revival began in Israel, the Assyrian king Sennacherib moved in[…]

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Day Four – Pure Prosperity

Today’s Scripture: 2 Chronicles 29:1-36; 31:20-21; Ephesians 5:8-10 When he assumed the throne, Hezekiah was like a breath of fresh air. He became the exact opposite of his father, doing what was right in the eyes of the Lord. Hezekiah’s first order of business was to call the priests and Levites to repentance for allowing the Lord’s house to be[…]

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Day Three – The Matter of the Heart

Today’s Scripture: 2 Chronicles 28:22; Psalms 37:4 We all know people who repent as a result of facing difficult circumstances. Others can face a similar challenge and they resist rather than repent. The same sun that melts butter hardens clay. It all depends on the substance. One minister said, “The heart of the matter is the matter of the heart.”[…]

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Day Two – A Royally Dysfunctional Family

Today’s Scripture: 2 Chronicles 27:6, 28:1-5, 27 Hezekiah’s grandfather was a righteous king. Scripture states that “Jotham grew powerful because he walked steadfastly before the Lord his God.” Hezekiah’s father, Ahaz, was born when Jotham was twenty-one, which meant Ahaz experienced a godly upbringing modeled by an upstanding father. Unfortunately, it didn’t have much of an effect on the son.[…]

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Day One – Life is Short—Pray!

“What will be the sign that the Lord will heal me and that I will go up to the temple of the Lord on the third day from now?” 2 Kings 20:8 Today’s Scripture: 2 Kings 18:1-7 Hezekiah was a great king. In fact scripture states there was no one like him among all the kings of Judah, and he[…]

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