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whatever happens

2 Kings 23:31-24:17 The end of Judah came not with an explosive battle, but with a series of failures.  There were attacks on all sides, and nothing that anyone could do.  The great city that was Jerusalem became a collection … Continue reading

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cleaning up

2 Kings 23:1-30 Of all the reforms of the kings, none was more comprehensive than that of Josiah.  Reading through the list, one gets an idea how syncretistic Judah had become.  Every aspect of their society had been permeated by … Continue reading

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do the right thing – come what may

2 Kings 23.  Josiah did more to restore Judah than any of the kings that had come before him. He not only destroyed idols and places of idolatry, but he also reestablished the Passover, which had been neglected since the … Continue reading

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