God is willing to heal our land, forgive our sin, and hear our prayers. But he requires of us four actions: we must humble our hearts, seek his face, pray, and turn from our wicked ways. Like King Asa, we can begin with a humble heart and even see God move in great power in our lives, but we can allow ourselves to become so hardened by pride that we stubbornly refuse to seek God, and ultimately die in bitterness. Which way will you choose?
by Ray Greenleyin Audio, Pilgrim's Progress Radio Broadcast, Revivaltags 2 Chronicles 14, 2 Chronicles 15, 2 Chronicles 16, 2 Chronicles 7:14, anger, full dependence on Jesus, How do you measure success?, humility, impenitence, perseverance, Removal of the bitter root (i.e. the carnal nature), seek his face, self-will, turn from sin