Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 27, 2016


Nehemiah 2:4-5 The king said to me, “What is it you want?” Then I prayed to the God of heaven, and I answered the king. I have heard this particular incident described as a “telegraph prayer.” However, in current society … Continue reading

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April 26, 2016


Nehemiah 1:8 “Remember the instruction you gave your servant Moses.” Like many other people recorded in the Bible, Nehemiah is praying God’s words back to Him. It’s not that God forgets what He has said, or that He could, but … Continue reading

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April 25, 2016


Ezra 8:21 There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. This story is one … Continue reading

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April 24, 2016


Ezra 6:10 “…so that they may offer sacrifices pleasing to the God of heaven and pray for the well-being of the king and his sons.” Even a heathen king like Cyrus wanted to be prayed for! He had perhaps heard … Continue reading

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April 23, 2016


2 Chronicles 33:10 The Lord spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention. What a common tale this is! God really is speaking constantly, but so little attention is paid to Him. We are so caught up … Continue reading

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April 22, 2016


2 Chronicles 32:25 But Hezekiah’s heart was proud and he did not respond to the kindness shown him; therefore the Lord’s wrath was on him and on Judah and Jerusalem. It seems incredible that Hezekiah would have been proud after … Continue reading

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April 21, 2016


2 Chronicles 30:18-20 Although most of the many people who came from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar and Zebulun had not purified themselves, yet they ate the Passover, contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, “May the Lord, … Continue reading

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