Revival

Because of Ezra’s Witness a Revival Broke Out - Ezra 10:10 – 10:17 (commentary)

The sorrow and remorse of Ezra made a great impact on the people. So much so that a large group of people joined Ezra at the temple who were really sorry for the sin of those who had intermarried with the heathen. Ezra, the priest, stood up before the people and told them they ha …

Jacob’s Return to Bethel - Genesis 35:1 – 35:15 (commentary)

The first 15 verses of this chapter record Jacob’s return to Bethel which is about fifteen miles south of Shechem. If ever a man needed a decisive word from God it was Jacob the morning after the Shechem massacre. He is back home in the land of promise with all his family a …

Solomon’s Prayer at The Temple Dedication - II Chronicles 6:12 – 6:21 (commentary)

In the passage today God looks up (vv. 12-21). We are looking at a great prayer that Solomon gives at the dedication of the temple in Jerusalem. This is a unique prayer from the Old Testament. It is, perhaps, the only passage in the Old Testament that is a formal prayer utte …

Hezekiah Ruled in Jerusalem For 29 Years - II Chronicles 21:1 – 21:20 (commentary)

Hezekiah was 25 years old when he became king. He ruled in Jerusalem for 29 years (v. 1). He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, just as king David had done (vv. 2-3). Through him revival came to the land. King Hezekiah was a man who cried for national revival. T …

Hezekiah Ruled 29 Years And Brought Revival - II Chronicles 29:1 – 29:11 (commentary)

This passage begins with a preparation for revival. Hezekiah was 25 years old when he became king an he ruled in for 29 years (v. 1). He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, just as king David had done (v. 2). Through him revival came to the land. King Hezekiah was a man …