Note: You may recall that in the first "Literary Wisdom" post for Henry V, I stressed the Christian side of the king. While Shakespeare certainly portrays him that way, the more I look into history and literary criticism of the play, I find that the line between "Christian" and "unsaved" as regarding King Henry is blurred,… Continue reading Literary Wisdom: Henry V’s Prayer
"Now, O my God, I pray Thee, let Thine eyes be open, and Thine ears attentive to the prayer offered in this place. Now therefore arise, O LORD God, to Thy resting place, Thou and the ark of Thy might; let Thy priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation, and let Thy godly ones… Continue reading Solomon’s Prayer, Part Four
This is a continuation of the "Solomon's Prayer" series, the last post of which you can find here. I will be discussing Second Chronicles 6:34-39 today; all quotations from the passage are taken from the New American Standard Bible (NASB). Thank you for reading! Summary of Passage Verses 34-39 of Second Chronicles 6 embody the last portion of… Continue reading Solomon’s Prayer, Part Three
This is a continuation of the first "Solomon's Prayer" post. If you haven't done so already, you can read it here before reading the second part below; I will be discussing Second Chronicles 6:22-33 today. Thank you! Summary of the Passage Verses 22-33 of chapter six record the body of Solomon's prayer. Here he intercedes… Continue reading Solomon’s Prayer, Part Two
Hello, everyone— One of the things I most enjoyed about reading through the Chronicles during my quiet time was studying the prayers of Israel and Judah's great kings (e.g., David, Hezekiah, Jehoshaphat, etc.). But the prayer that convicted me the most was that of Solomon, renowned as the wisest man ever to walk on the… Continue reading Solomon’s Prayer, Part One
Hello, everyone-- I've recently started reading a one-year devotional called Evenings with Tozer (referring to the twentieth-century theologian A.W. Tozer) every morning...and never before have I seen such wonderful insight into the application of Scripture.