More valuable than many sparrows

The Taylor Prism In the British Museum, you can visit The Taylor Prism, which lists the campaigns of King Sennacherib of the Neo-Assyrian empire, until the start of his final war against Babylon. Notably, the prism includes a description of Sennacherib's dealings with Hezekiah, King of Judah in 701 BC. As for the king of …

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Hezekiah and the Thing That Came About Suddenly

I have been reading and rereading the two books of Chronicles, somewhat reluctantly, if I'm being honest. Isn't Chronicles just a summary of the books of Kings? Harrumph. Yet here I am reading along, minding my own business, being rather sulky and whatnot, when just like that, in 2 Chronicles 29, "the people rejoiced over …

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