2 Chronicles 7 … Consider the Glory of His Goodness and Love

Now when Solomon had finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the house. The priests could not enter into the house of the Lord because the glory of the Lord filled the Lord’s house. All the sons of Israel, seeing the fire come down and the glory of the Lord upon the house, bowed down on the pavement with their faces to the ground, and they worshiped and gave praise to the Lord, saying, “Truly He is good, truly His lovingkindness is everlasting,” (2 Chronicles 7:1-3). Continue reading

2 Chronicles 6 … Consider the Reach of His Mighty Hand and Outstretched Arm

He said, “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who spoke with His mouth to my father David and has fulfilled it with His hands… indeed You have spoken with Your mouth and have fulfilled it with Your hand, as it is this day,” (6:4, 15).

“Also concerning the foreigner who is not from Your people Israel, when he comes from a far country for Your great name’s sake and Your mighty hand and Your outstretched arm…” (6:32). Continue reading

2 Chronicles 3 … Consider Him Who Is Beyond Measure

He also overlaid the house with gold—the beams, the thresholds and its walls and its doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls. Now he made the room of the holy of holies: its length across the width of the house was twenty cubits, and its width was twenty cubits; and he overlaid it with fine gold, amounting to 600 talents. The weight of the nails was fifty shekels of gold. He also overlaid the upper rooms with gold, (3:7-9). Continue reading