Kings Week 15: Day 4
Pray and read
Ask God for understanding and insight into today’s passage, that leads to faithfulness and love for him. Read 2 Chronicles 33.
What extra details do we learn about Manasseh and Amon?
How did both kings’ relationships with God affect their actions? How did Manasseh’s actions change after he repented?
How do we see God’s grace at work in this account?
Read Hebrews 11:29-12:3.
How did the faith of these Old Testament people affect their actions?
How did Jesus’ faith affect his actions?
What do you think it means that Jesus is the “pioneer and perfector of faith”?
According to Hebrews, what would it look like for the readers to act out their faith? What does this look like for you?
Thank God for Jesus, whose actions perfectly flowed from his trust in his Father, which means we can have a relationship with him.
Ask God to not let us become weary and lose heart, and to help us throw off everything that hinders, and the sin that so easily entangles.
Ask him for perseverance so you can run the race, fixing your eyes on Jesus.