Tear Down the High Places

The high places, however, were not removed, and the people still had not set their hearts on the God of their ancestors. – 2 Chronicles 20:33 The nation of Judah experienced a spiritual awakening and renewal under King Jehoshaphat’s reign, but the revival only went as far as the king’s extended influence. In those placesContinue reading “Tear Down the High Places”

Revive Us, O Lord

When the builders laid the foundation of the temple of YHWH, the priests in their vestments and with trumpets, and the Levites (the sons of Asaph) with cymbals, took their places to praise YHWH, as prescribed by David king of Israel. With praise and thanksgiving they sang to YHWH: “He is good; His love towardContinue reading “Revive Us, O Lord”