Tag Archives: 1 Kings

Illustrated Message 1/12/2023

2 Chronicles 7:14 Heal their land God’s response in 2 Chronicles is somewhat different from in 1 Kings. While 1 Kings focuses on the faithfulness only of Solomon (1 Kings 9:4–5), the additional material in 2 Chronicles expresses the need … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 1/05/2023

1 Kings 3:28 The wisdom of God was in him God’s promise to grant Solomon wisdom is fulfilled in the eyes of his subjects. The wisdom of God The Hebrew phrase used here does not occur elsewhere in the Old … Continue reading

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Responsibility and Accountability – 4

Scripture Text – Ezekiel 18-21 Responsibility is one of the major themes of these four chapters. By dealing with the subject of personal and national responsibility, Ezekiel was able to answer the frequent complaints of the people that the Lord … Continue reading

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Responsibility and Accountability – 3

Scripture Text – Ezekiel 18-21 Responsibility is one of the major themes of these four chapters. By dealing with the subject of personal and national responsibility, Ezekiel was able to answer the frequent complaints of the people that the Lord … Continue reading

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God Is With Us! – 3

Scripture Text – Isaiah 7-12 “Here am I and the children whom the LORD has given me! We are for signs and wonders in Israel From the LORD of hosts, Who dwells in Mount Zion.” – Isaiah 8:18. This statement … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Weapons of Choice – 2

Scripture Text – Judges 3 The weapons we fight with as Christian soldiers engaged in spiritual warfare, are not the weapons of the world. The Apostle Paul wrote along those lines to the believers in Corinth (2 Corinthians 10:4), reminding … Continue reading

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Judging the Mockers and Scoffers

“Do not touch My anointed ones, And do My prophets no harm.” – Psalm 105:15. As he (Elisha) was going up the road, some youths came from the city and mocked him, and said to him, “Go up, you baldhead! … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/19/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/18/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/17/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/14/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/13/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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We Want a King! – 3

Scripture Text – 1 Samuel 7-11 For centuries, the people of Israel had looked to Jehovah as their King, but then they came to a point where they asked the Lord to give them a king just like the other … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/12/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/11/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/10/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/07/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Trusting Only In God’s Word

Let Your mercies come also to me, O LORD— Your salvation according to Your word. So shall I have an answer for him who reproaches me, For I trust in Your word. – Psalm 119:41-42. God, as our Heavenly Father … Continue reading

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Your Word Is Truth

YOUR WORD IS ABSOLUTE TRUTH! And now, O Lord GOD, you are God, and your words are true. – 2 Samuel 7:28 ESV. “Now by this I know . . . that the word of the LORD in your mouth … Continue reading

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Themes and The Test of a Prophet

*Pastor’s Note: This is a continuing excerpt from an article I posted last week from one of my favorite prophecy teachers, Mark Hitchcock, from his book, The Complete Book of Bible Prophecy. As I have stated time and again and … Continue reading

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