Daily Devotional Bible Verse
In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. (Isaiah 6:1 ESV)
This was a momentous day for Judah, and the southern kingdom. King Uzziah had prospered them greatly during his fifty-two year reign. He had assumed leadership at the young age of sixteen after his father, Amaziah, was killed. Uzziah successfully led military campaigns, fortified Jerusalem, built cities, brilliantly equipped an army of over 300,000 men, and even employed skillful inventors who crafted defense machines (2 Chronicles 26:5-15). In short, he oversaw wonderful years in Judah. But, unfortunately for both King Uzziah and his people, he did not heed the “fear of God” in which he had been instructed (2 Chronicles 26:5; 2 Chronicles 26:16).
Uzziah seemed able to accomplish anything he set his hand to, but [Read more…]