Thu, 28 December 2017
Isaiah 38: 1 In those days Hezekiah was sick and near death. And Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, went to him and said to him, â€œThus says the Lord: â€˜Set your house in order, for you shall die and not live.â€™â€
2 Then Hezekiah turned his face toward the wall, and prayed to the Lord, 3 and said, â€œRemember now, O Lord, I pray, how I have walked before You in truth and with a loyal heart, and have done what is good in Your sight.â€ And Hezekiah wept bitterly.
4 And the word of the Lord came to Isaiah, saying, 5 â€œGo and tell Hezekiah, â€˜Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: â€œI have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; surely I will add to your days fifteen years. 6 I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria, and I will defend this city.â€â€™ 7 And this is the sign to you from the Lord, that the Lord will do this thing which He has spoken: 8 â€œBehold, I will bring the shadow on the sundial, which has gone down with the sun on the sundial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward.â€ So the sun returned ten degrees on the dial by which it had gone down.