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July 18


2 Chronicles 32:1-33
1. After these deeds and truth, Sennaherib king of Assur came and entered into Juda and pitched against the strong cities and thought to draw them to him.
2. And when Hezekiah saw that Sennaherib was come and that he was purposed to fight against Jerusalem:
3. he took counsel with his captains and men of might, to stop the water of the fountains that were without the city: and they were content to help him.
4. And so there gathered much people together and stopped all the wells and the brook that ran thorow the midst of the land, intending that the kings of Assur should not find much water when they came?
5. And he went to lustily and built up the wall where it was broken, and made towers above upon, and yet another wall without, and repaired Mello the city of David, and made many darts and shields.
6. And he set Captains of war over the people and gathered them together unto the large street of the gate of the city and spake gently to them saying:
7. Pluck up your hearts and be strong: Be not afraid or in any wise discouraged for dread of the king of Assur, and of the great multitude that is with him: for there is one greater with us than with him.
8. With him is an arm of flesh: But with us is the LORD our God for to help us and to fight our battles. And the people were well couraged with the words of Hezekiah king of Juda.
9. After that Sennaherib king of Assur sent of his servants to Jerusalem (he himself lying before Lachis, and all his kingdom with him) unto Hezekiah king of Juda and unto all Juda that were at Jerusalem saying:
10. Thus sayeth Sennaherib king of Assur: wherein do ye trust, O ye that are besieged in Jerusalem?
11. Hezekiah deceiveth you, to deliver you to death, hunger and thirst, saying: the LORD our God shall rid us out of the hand of the king of Assur.
12. Is it not that Hezekiah that put down his hillaltars and his other altars, and commanded Juda and Jerusalem saying: before one altar ye shall bow yourselves and upon that offer also.
13. Moreover have ye not heard what I and my fathers have done unto the people of all lands? were the gods of the people of other lands able to save their lands out of my hand?
14. which of all the Gods of those nations that my fathers destroyed was it, that could deliver his people out of mine hand, that your God should be able to deliver you out of mine hand?
15. Wherefore now let not Hezekiah deceive you either persuade you of this fashion, nor yet believe him. For as no God among so many nations and kingdoms, was able to rid his people out of mine hand and the hands of my fathers: even so much less shall your God keep you out of mine hand.
16. And yet more did his servants speak against the LORD God and against his servant Hezekiah.
17. And thereto he wrote a letter to rail on the LORD God of Israel and spake therein saying: as the gods of the nations(Heythen) of other lands have not delivered their people out of mine hand, no more shall the God of Hezekiah deliver his people out of mine hand.
18. And they cried with a loud voice in the Jews' speech unto the people of Jerusalem that were on the walls, to fear them and to dismay them, that they might have taken the city.
19. And they spake against the God of Jerusalem, as against the gods of the nations of the earth, which are the work of the hands of men.
20. But Hezekiah the king and the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz prayed concerning the thing and cried up to heaven.
21. And the LORD sent an angel and destroyed all the men of war and the lords and captains of the host of the king of Assur, that he turned his face with shame towards his own land. And when he was come into the house of his God, he was there overthrown with the sword even by them that issued out of his bowels.
22. And so the LORD saved Hezekiah and the inhabiters at Jerusalem out of the hands of Sennaherib king of Assur and of all other, and maintained them on all sides.
23. In so much that many brought presents unto the LORD to Jerusalem and precious gifts to Hezekiah king of Juda: so that he was magnified in the sight of all nations from thenceforth.
24. In those days Hezekiah was sick unto the death and besought the LORD: which answered him and shewed him a wonderful miracle:
25. But Hezekiah did not according to the courtesy shewed him, for his heart arose: and therefore came there wrath upon him and upon Juda and Jerusalem.
26. Notwithstanding Hezekiah meekened himself for the arising of his heart, both he and the inhabiters of Jerusalem. Wherefore the wrath of the LORD fell not upon them in the days of Hezekiah.
27. And Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honour. And he gathered him treasure of silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields and of all manner pleasant Jewels:
28. and made store houses for the fruits of corn, wine and oil: and stables for all manner of beasts, and folds for sheep.
29. And he made him towns because he had cattle of sheep and oxen great abundance. For God had given him substance exceeding much.
30. And the said Hezekiah stopped the upper water springs of Eihon and brought them down to the West side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.
31. But when the ambassadors of the lords of Babilon were sent to him to enquire of the wonder that chanced in the land, God left him: to tempt him that all that was in his heart might be known.
32. The rest of the deeds of Hezekiah and his goodness are written in the vision of Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz in the book of the kings of Juda and Israel.
33. And then Hezekiah laid him to rest with his fathers, and they buried him in the highest sepulchre of the sons of David: and Juda and the inhabiters of Jerusalem did him worship at his death. And Manasseh his son reigned in his stead.

2 Chronicles 33:1-25
1. Manasseh was twelve year old when he was made king, and reigned fifty five year in Jerusalem.
2. And he did wickedly in the sight of the LORD, like unto the abominations of the heathen which the LORD cast out before the children of Israel.
3. For he went to and built again the hillaltars which Hezekiah his father had broken down. And he reared up altars unto Baals and made groves and bowed himself unto all the host of heaven and served them.
4. And he built altars in the house of the LORD: of which the LORD hath said in Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.
5. And he made altars unto all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
6. And he burnt his children in fire in the valley of the sons of Hennon. And he observed dismal days and occupied witchcraft and sorcery, and maintained workers with spirits and sears of fortunes: and wrought much evil in the sight of the LORD, to anger him withal.
7. And he put the carved Image of an Idol which he had made, in the house of God.(Goddes house) Of which house God said to David and to Salomon his son, in this house here in Jerusalem which I have chosen out of all the tribes, I will put my name for ever,
8. and no more bring the seat of Israel from the land which I have ordained for your fathers. If so be they shall be diligent to do all I have commanded by Moses in all the law ordinances and manners.
9. But Manasseh made Juda and the inhabiters of Jerusalem to err and to do worse than the heathen which the LORD destroyed before the children of Israel.
10. And when the LORD spake to Manasseh and to his people, they attended not to him.
11. Wherefore the LORD brought upon them the Captains of the host of the king of Assur, which took Manasseh in an hold and bound him with chains and carried him to Babylon.
12. And when he was in tribulation he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself exceedingly before the God of his fathers,
13. and made intercession to him: and he was entreated of him and heard his prayer and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. And then Manasseh knew how that the LORD was very God.
14. After that he built a wall without the city of David on the west side of Gihon in the brook and so forth to fish gate and round about Ophel and brought it up of a very great height, and put captains of war in all the strong cities of Juda.
15. And he took away strange gods and the Idol out of the house of GOD, and all the altars that he had built in the mount of the house of GOD and in Jerusalem, and cast them out of the city.
16. And he made an altar unto the LORD and sacrificed thereon peaceofferings and thankofferings, and charged Juda to serve the LORD God of Israel.
17. Nevertheless the people did offer still in the hillaltars, how be it unto the LORD their God only.
18. The rest of the acts of Manasseh and his prayer unto his God, and the words of the sears of visions that spake to him in the name of the LORD God of Israel, are written among the deeds of the kings of Israel.
19. And his prayer and how he was heard, and all his sin and trespass, and the places where he made hillaltars and set up groves and carved Images before he was meekened, are written among the deeds of the sears of visions.
20. And when Manasseh was laid to rest with his fathers, they buried him in his own house: and Amon his son reigned in his room.
21. Amon was twenty two years old, when he began to reign, and reigned two year in Jerusalem.
22. And he did that displeased the LORD like unto Manasseh his father, for Amon sacrificed to all the carved Images which Manasseh his father made, and served them,
23. and meekened not himself before the LORD as Manasseh his father had meekened himself: But Amon trespassed greatly.
24. Wherefore his own servants conspired against him and slew him in his own house.
25. And the people of the land slew all that had conspired against king Amon. And thereto the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his room.

Psalms 85:8-13
8. I will harken what the LORD God will say, for he shall speak peace unto his people, and to his saints, that they turn not themselves unto foolishness.
9. For his salvation is nigh them that fear him, so that glory shall dwell in our land.
10. Mercy and truth are met together, righteousness and peace kiss each other.
11. Truth shall rise out of the earth, and righteousness shall look down from heaven.
12. And why? the LORD shall shew loving-kindness, and our land shall give her increase.
13. Righteousness shall go before him, and prepare the way for his coming.

Proverbs 21:12-12
12. The righteous enformeth the house of the ungodly, but the ungodly go on still after their own wickedness.

Acts 20:17-38
17. (Wherefore) From Mileton he sent to Ephesus, and called the seniors(elders) of the congregation.
18. (And) When they were come to him, he said to(unto) them: Ye know from the first day that I came unto Asia, after what manner I have been with you at all seasons,
19. serving God(the Lord) with all humbleness of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which happened unto me by the layings wait of the jews,
20. and how I kept back nothing that might be for your profit:(was profitable:) but that I have shewed you, and taught you openly and at home in your houses,
21. witnessing(And have testified) both to the jews, and also to the greeks, the repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesu.
22. And now behold I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, and know not what shall come of(on) me there,
23. but that the holy ghost witnesseth in every city saying: that bonds and trouble abide me:
24. but none of those things move me. Neither is my life dear unto myself, that I might fulfil my course with joy, and the ministration (of the worde) which I have received of the Lord Jesu to testify the gospel(gospell) of the grace of God.
25. And now behold, I am sure that henceforth ye all (thorow whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God) shall see my face no more.
26. Wherefore I take you to record this same day, that I am pure from the blood of all men.
27. For I have kept nothing back: but have shewed you all the counsel of God.
28. Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, whereof the holy ghost hath made you overseers, to rule the congregation of God, which he hath purchased with his blood.
29. For I am sure of this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, which will not spare the flock.
30. And(Moreover) of your own selves shall men arise speaking perverse things,(perverse doctrine) to draw disciples after them.
31. Therefore awake and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one of you, both night and day with tears.
32. And now dear brethren I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build further,(is mighty to edify you) and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
33. I have desired no man's silver, gold, or vesture.
34. Ye know well that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.
35. I have shewed you all things, how that so laboring ye ought to receive the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesu, how that he said: It is more blessed to give, than to receive.
36. When he had thus spoken, he kneeled down, and prayed with them all.
37. And they wept all abundantly,(much weeping among them all) and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him
38. sorrowing, most of all, for the words, which he spake, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.