June 6th

Today I read 2 Kings 12:

Joash requested that the temple be repaired by the priests, so he asked them to collect money and repair it. 27 years later he realized that they were still collecting money, but the temple still was not repaired, so more money was collected to give directly to workers who repaired the temple without receipts, because they were completely honest workers. Later, Hazael, king of Aram attacked and captured Gath, but Joash gave Hazael a large sum of dedicated valuable items, so Hazael decided to withdraw from Jerusalem.

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