God Will Not Turn His Face Away from You

He will not turn his face from you if you return to him (2 Chronicles 30:9b).

God is speaking a word of encouragement to you today. He will not turn his face from you. In response, will you say along with the Psalmist “Your face, Lord, I will seek.”

The people of Judah and all Israel had forsaken God. And they were worshipping idols. It was during such a time that Hezekiah became king of Judah. He took bold steps to clear the temple of all defilement and evil. With the help of priests and Levites he purified the temple.

And then he also took steps to celebrate the Passover—the celebration of their deliverance from Egypt, the land of their slavery by observing the sprinkling of blood and eating of the Passover lamb. This Passover, which was to be a yearly observance, was not observed by the children of God for a long time. To encourage the people, Hezekiah had sent this message that God will not tur