Reminding myself

Just an old thought I needed to muse over.

Ariel's Java Ponderings

I always wonder why good faithful kings of Judah typically had sons follow them in rule, only to “do what was bad in the eyes of god”.

This reading offers insight into how vital it is as a parent to keep picking ourselves and our families up and keep walking in a way that pleases god.  No matter how difficult it can get.  Never loose faith in God’s promises,  do not put your trust in nobles.  And train up a boy in the way of Jehovah.

Manasseh was only 12 when he began to rule.  His father Hezekiah , had him after his illness that brought him near to death when he beseeched god with wailing.  And then Jehovah heard his tears and gave him 15 more years.  It was during those last 15 years of his life that he became father to Manasseh.  It was the last 12 that Hezekiah…

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