Tag Archives: 2 Kings

Turning Defeat Into Victory – 4

Scripture Text – Joshua 8 Henry Ford defined a mistake as “an opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.” Joshua would also have agreed, because he is about to “begin again, more intelligently” and organize a victory out of his mistakes. … Continue reading

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The Need For Renewal

Then Shaphan the secretary informed the king, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a book.” And Shaphan read from it in the presence of the king. When the king heard the words of the Book of the Law, he tore … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 5

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 4

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 3

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 2

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 1/17/2023

2 Kings 2:11 A fiery chariot with horses of fire Fire in the Old Testament is associated with God’s presence (compare 2 Kings 1:10-12). The chariots and horses belong to Yahweh (Habakkuk 3:8). The storm The Hebrew word used here, … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 1

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 From May to September 1787, the American Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia to develop a system of government for the new nation. By June 28, progress had been so slow that Benjamin Franklin stood and addressed … Continue reading

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The Four Lepers

For Saturday January 14, 2023 2 Kings 7:9 We are not doing right. This day is a day of good news, and we remain silent. The lepers in 2 Kings 7 were trapped between the Syrian army and the town … Continue reading

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It’s Natural In The Young

From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. “Get out of here, baldy!” they said. “Get out of here, baldy!” He turned around, … Continue reading

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God Makes All Things New – 2

Scripture Text – Jeremiah 30-33 These chapters describe the glory of the dawning of a new day for the people of Israel, not only for the exiles in Babylon but also for the Jewish people in the latter days before … Continue reading

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Responsibility and Accountability – 9

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 – 7

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 – 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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God Is With Us! – 2

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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God Is With Us! – 1

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 More Important Things – 3

Scripture Text – Luke 17 Jesus was preparing His disciples for the time when He would no longer be with them and they would be ministering to others in His place. It was a critical period in their lives and … 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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Faithful To Himself

Elisha said, “As surely as the LORD Almighty lives, whom I serve, if I did not have respect for the presence of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, I would not pay any attention to you.” – 2 Kings 3:14. My dear … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 10/25/2022

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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