Although under the Law, we see the grace of God in the “revival” lead by King Hezekiah. The people were a month late to celebrate the Passover due to not having enough priests consecrated in time. Still, many of the people were not sanctified when the Passover came, so Hezekiah prayed, "May the good LORD provide atonement for everyone who prepares his heart to seek God,” and the LORD listened to him. The Passover is a picture of the death of Jesus Christ; the One who came to save sinners. It’s fitting that God accepted them, not on having done everything right up until then, but because their hearts were turning to the LORD.
Read through the Bible with us in 2012! The reading plan can be downloaded below; we are reading in chronological order. Check back often to read the blog posts on the Bible readings and discuss things in the "comments" section.
2012 Bible Plan