Monthly Archives: May 2017

Jehu, Athalia and Joash: Good or Bad?

Read 163.) II Kings 10:18 thru 12:3 and II Chronicles 22:10 thru 24:14. We first read of Israel’s King Jehu, thru all of II Kings 10. He seemingly started out so well, as the Lord had told him in 10:30. … Continue reading

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Jehu: Zealous For The Lord?

Read 162.) II Kings 9:1 thru 10:17 and II Chronicles 22:1 thru 9. This reading is filled with political intrigue. It largely revolves around that which Elijah the prophet had prophesied by the Word of the Lord concerning Ahab, king … Continue reading

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Elisha: God’s Wonder-Worker

Read 161.) II Kings 6:8 thru 7:20. Three readings back, we met the great prophet Elisha, and noted some 12 different miracles this action prophet of the Lord had performed. With this reading, we learn of his gift of prophecy, as … Continue reading

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Obadiah: First of the Writing Prophets

Read 160.) Obadiah 1 thru 21. Obadiah is the first of Israel’s Writing Prophets. We’ve already met Elijah and Elisha. They were Action Prophets, who left no written words to us. It’s only 21 verses long, and it’s not even … Continue reading

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Faithless Israel! Are We Any Better?

Read 159.) II Kings 8:23 thru 29 and II Chronicles 21:1 thru 21. This is that period of Israel’s unfaithfulness. It had been prophesied by the Lord unto Moses, back in the last chapters of Deuteronomy, but chapter 31, and … Continue reading

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That Great Action Prophet: Elisha

Read 158.) II Kings 2:1-6:7 and 8:1-22. This begins about 853 BC. Elijah is about to be taken up by the Lord. Elisha, his servant and ‘prophet-in-training’ knows of this. We read the record of Elijah’s 9th miracle, when he strikes the … Continue reading

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Judah’s Great King: Jehoshaphat

Read 157.) I Kings 22:29 thru II Kings 1:18, and II Chronicles 18:28 thru 20:37. Time wise, we are in the 860’s and 850’s BC. Our I Kings reading begins with the end of Ahab. From our previous reading, it’s … Continue reading

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