This post marks the middle of my continuing Thursday series of chapter blogs from:
THE STORY, The Bible As One Continuing Story Of God And His People
Foreword by Max Lucado & Randy Frazee
I was pleased and excited to receive Randy Frazee’s personal and positive tweet regarding my blog on New Year’s Eve! Blessings! So let us continue with God’s wonderous story.
THE STORY chapter #16
For years, kings of Judah, Israel, Assyria, and Egypt were on constant guard of each other. They were either planning and plotting to deceive each other, or actually at war taking prisoners. Their kings did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and there was little rest among them. At one point, Assyria deported more than 27,000 people from the northern kingdom of Israel, scattering them among many cities to make sure their nation was broken. Continue reading