S O A P / 23.07.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Isaiah 39:8 “The word of the Lord you have spoken is good,” Hezekiah replied. For he thought, “There will be peace and security in my lifetime.” O-bservation: Hezekiah is undeniably one of the greatest God-fearing kings in Judah’s history; however, he failed toward the end. The King of Babylon sent envoys with a letter from him because he had heard that Hezekiah had been ill. While there, Hezekiah showed these envoys the treasures in the palace and the storehouses of Judah. There was nothing of value that Hezekiah did not show these foreigners. When Isaiah the prophet asked him what he had shown them, Hezekiah said, “I showed them everything.” This angered the Lord. Isaiah said, “After you’re gone, everything that’s here will be taken to Babylon, and some of your own family members will be made eunuchs and will serve in the palace of the King of Babylon.” When Hezekiah heard these words, he thought, “Well, at least that won’t happen on my watch!” A-pplication: When you read this mental response from King Hezekiah, you are immediately stunned that a man of God of his stature, one who had accomplished so much for the kingdom of...