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2 Chronicles 5:13-14

2 Chronicles 5:13–14 (ESV): "13 and when the song was raised, with trumpets and cymbals and other musical instruments, in praise to the Lord, "For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever," the house, the house of the Lord, was filled with a cloud, 14 so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of t...
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1 Chronicles 29:9

1 Chronicles 29:9 (ESV): 9 Then the people rejoiced because they had given willingly, for with a whole heart they had offered freely to the Lord. David the king also rejoiced greatly.  God commands that we make offerings to Him but He leaves the amount up to us. The only New Testament mandate for giving is that we give generously and chee...
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1 Chronicles 28:20

1 Chronicles 28:20 (ESV): "20 Then David said to Solomon his son, "Be strong and courageous and do it. Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed, for the Lord God, even my God, is with you. He will not leave you or forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of the Lord is finished." How comforting is it to know as a Christian t...
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1 Chronicles 22:18-19

1 Chronicles 22:18–19 (ESV): "18 "Is not the Lord your God with you? And has he not given you peace on every side? For he has delivered the inhabitants of the land into my hand, and the land is subdued before the Lord and his people. 19 Now set your mind and heart to seek the Lord your God. Arise and build the sanctuary of the Lord God, s...
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1 Chronicles 20:6-7

1 Chronicles 20:6–7 (ESV):"6 And there was again war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature, who had six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot, twenty-four in number, and he also was descended from the giants. 7 And when he taunted Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea, David's brother, struck him down." Faith is infectious...
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1 Chronicles 19:3-5

1 Chronicles 19:3–5 (ESV): "3 But the princes of the Ammonites said to Hanun, "Do you think because David has sent comforters to you, that he is honoring your father? Have not his servants come to you to search and to overthrow and to spy out the land?" 4 So Hanun took David's servants and shaved them and cut off their garments in the mid...
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1 Chronicles 17:16-17

1 Chronicles 17:16–17 (ESV): "16 Then King David went in and sat before the Lord and said, "Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far? 17 And this was a small thing in your eyes, O God. You have also spoken of your servant's house for a great while to come, and have shown me future generations, O Lord G...
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1 Chronicles 15:29

1 Chronicles 15:29 (ESV): "29 And as the ark of the covenant of the Lord came to the city of David, Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David dancing and celebrating, and she despised him in her heart." Our worship of God should be visible before man. Jesus said if we acknowledge Him before man He will acknowledge us b...
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2 Kings 22:18-20

2 Kings 22:18–20 (ESV): "18 But to the king of Judah, who sent you to inquire of the Lord, thus shall you say to him, Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Regarding the words that you have heard, 19 because your heart was penitent, and you humbled yourself before the Lord, when you heard how I spoke against this place and against its in...
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2 Kings 22:6-7

2 Kings 22:6–7 (ESV): 7 But no accounting shall be asked from them for the money that is delivered into their hand, for they deal honestly."  Dishonest gain will never get you ahead in the long run. You can rip people off on earth and get away with it but it doesn't go unnoticed in heaven. Deal honestly with others it will go well with yo...
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2 Kings 20:14-15

2 Kings 20:14–15 (ESV): 14 Then Isaiah the prophet came to King Hezekiah, and said to him, "What did these men say? And from where did they come to you?" And Hezekiah said, "They have come from a far country, from Babylon." 15 He said, "What have they seen in your house?" And Hezekiah answered, "They have seen all that is in my house; the...
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2 Kings 20:4-7

2 Kings 20:4–7 (ESV): 4 And before Isaiah had gone out of the middle court, the word of the Lord came to him: 5 "Turn back, and say to Hezekiah the leader of my people, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Behold, I will heal you. On the third day, you shall go up to the house...
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2 Kings 18:28-30

2 Kings 18:28–30 (ESV): "28 Then the Rabshakeh stood and called out in a loud voice in the language of Judah: "Hear the word of the great king, the king of Assyria! 29 Thus says the king: 'Do not let Hezekiah deceive you, for he will not be able to deliver you out of my hand. 30 Do not let Hezekiah make you trust in the Lord by saying, The Lord wil...
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2 Kings 17:22-23

2 Kings 17:22–23 (ESV): "22 The people of Israel walked in all the sins that Jeroboam did. They did not depart from them, 23 until the Lord removed Israel out of his sight, as he had spoken by all his servants the prophets. So Israel was exiled from their own land to Assyria until this day." The Lord God is faithful to remind us again and...
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2 Kings 10:28-31

2 Kings 10:28–31 (ESV): "28 Thus Jehu wiped out Baal from Israel. 29 But Jehu did not turn aside from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel to sin—that is, the golden calves that were in Bethel and in Dan. 30 And the Lord said to Jehu, "Because you have done well in carrying out what is right in my eyes, and hav...
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2 Kings 7:8-9

2 Kings 7:8–9 (ESV): "8 And when these lepers came to the edge of the camp, they went into a tent and ate and drank, and they carried off silver and gold and clothing and went and hid them. Then they came back and entered another tent and carried off things from it and went and hid them. 9 Then they said to one another, "We are not doing right. Thi...
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2 Kings 6:17-18

2 Kings 6:17–18 (ESV): "17 Then Elisha prayed and said, "O Lord, please open his eyes that he may see." So the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha. 18 And when the Syrians came down against him, Elisha prayed to the Lord and said, "Please str...
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2 Kings 5:19-20

2 Kings 5:19–20 (ESV): But when Naaman had gone from him a short distance, 20 Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, "See, my master has spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not accepting from his hand what he brought. As the Lord lives, I will run after him and get something from him." Someone once said, "He who is greedy is always ...
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2 Kings 4:32-35

2 Kings 4:32–35 (ESV): "32 When Elisha came into the house, he saw the child lying dead on his bed. 33 So he went in and shut the door behind the two of them and prayed to the Lord. 34 Then he went up and lay on the child, putting his mouth on his mouth, his eyes on his eyes, and his hands on his hands. And as he stretched himself up...
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2 Kings 4:2-4

2 Kings 4:2–4 (ESV): 2 And Elisha said to her, "What shall I do for you? Tell me; what have you in the house?" And she said, "Your servant has nothing in the house except a jar of oil." 3 Then he said, "Go outside, borrow vessels from all your neighbors, empty vessels and not too few. 4 Then go in and shut the door behind yourself an...
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