2 Chronicles 29:1-5, 15-19
2 Chronicles 29:1, 2
It is quite a relief to get rid of Ahaz and meet with one of the best of kings. Now Judah will prosper again.
2 Chronicles 29:3
Those who mean to do well cannot begin too early; the first year of this king’s reign was full of good.
2 Chronicles 29:15
Those who are to sanctify God’s house must themselves first be sanctified; we cannot cleanse others if our own hands are foul.
2 Chronicles 29:16
That memorable brook which our Lord crossed when he once for all sanctified his people. All the uncleanness of our holy things he has beheld; and by passing over that brook in sorrow he has put it all away.
2 Chronicles 29:19
The house being purged, worship could begin; our hearts also must be purified before we can offer acceptable homage to the Lord.
2 Chronicles 30:1, 6-12
2 Chronicles 30:1
Those who love God desire others to join with them in his service: true revivals create a missionary spirit. The kingdom of Israel was dissolving, and the poor people who remained could be reached by Hezekiah.
2 Chronicles 30:10
And no wonder. Ridicule is the favourite weapon of wicked men. Let us not marvel if the world scorns us and our entreaties; it only acts after its own nature.
2 Chronicles 30:11
Thank God, there is always some good soil for the divine seed to fall upon. Let us not be weary in well-doing.
2 Chronicles 30:12
The hand of the Lord works wonders: our churches and our nation need it. Lord, stretch out thy saving arm and glorify thy Son.