Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study (August 10th, 2016)
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Coffee bar at 6:30 in the auditorium • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Quarta-feira 7:00 PM
Bible Study #19:
Hezekiah: Man of Reform

• The Northern Kingdom (Israel) would have 20 kings, and fall to the Assyrians in 722 BC.
• The Southern Kingdom (Judah) would have 20 kings, and fall to the Babylonians in 586 B.C.
Is it always true that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree?
What Ahaz did:
• He worshipped false gods and sacrificed his own child. (2 Kings 16:2-3)
Is it always true that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree?
What Ahaz did:
• He worshipped false gods and sacrificed his own child.
• He replaced the temple altar with a pagan one.
Is it always true that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree?
What Ahaz did:
• He worshipped false gods and sacrificed his own child.
• He replaced the temple altar with a pagan one.
• He removed temple furniture and locked the doors.
Is it always true that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree?
What Ahaz did:
• He worshipped false gods and sacrificed his own child.
• He replaced the temple altar with a pagan one.
• He removed temple furniture and locked the doors.
What Ahaz did not do:
He didn't stop God's big announcement.
Is it always true that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree?
What Ahaz did:
• He worshipped false gods and sacrificed his own child.
• He replaced the temple altar with a pagan one.
• He removed temple furniture and locked the doors.
What Ahaz did not do:
He didn't stop God's big announcement.
He didn't stop Hezekiah's godly pursuit.
Hezekiah's actions include:
1. Repairing and reopening the house of God.
How are you demonstrating your love for the church and it's people?
Hezekiah's actions include:
1. Repairing and reopening the house of God.
2. Reinstituting the Passover.
What helps you keep a focus on the sacrifice made by Jesus to redeem your soul?
II Chronicles 30:1, 6, 15, 24-27 NKJV

Hezekiah's actions include:
1. Repairing and reopening the house of God.
2. Reinstituting the Passover.
3. Removing pagan altars.
What serves as an "idol" in your life that should be removed?
Hezekiah's actions include:
1. Repairing and reopening the house of God.
2. Reinstituting the Passover.
3. Removing pagan altars.
4. Trusting God.
Where do you run in times of trouble and stress?
Hezekiah's actions include:
1. Repairing and reopening the house of God.
2. Reinstituting the Passover.
3. Removing pagan altars.
4. Trusting God.
5. Praying for deliverance.
• From physical slavery.
• From physical death.
Is your prayer life a testament to your faith and trust in God?
Hezekiah's legacy is articulated best in 2 Chron. 31:20-21