II Kings 1-5: Elijah and Elisha.

July 7, 2015. Daily Reading: II Kings 1-5. Background: I Kings 19-22. The book of II Kings picks up right were the book of I Kings left off, after the death of Ahab with his son Ahaziah reigning in his place. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 1 Elijah and Ahaziah: We learn from the final chapter of I…

I Kings 19-22: Elijah, Ahab and Jezebel.

June 30, 2015. Daily Reading: I Kings 19-22. Background: I Kings 14-18. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 19 When a man of God is afraid: After his bold stance against Ahab and the hundreds of prophets of Baal and the Asherah, here we read of one woman who was able to make Elijah turn and run…

I Kings 14-18: Kings of Israel and Judah.

June 23, 2015. Daily Reading: I Kings 14-18. Background: I Kings 10-13. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 14 1. The fall of Jeroboam: Some time after the man of God was sent to Jeroboam to cry agains the altar in the previous chapter, Jeroboam’s son became ill and he wanted to inquire of the Lord to…

When you feel you are the only one left.

April 9, 2014. Do you ever have those days where it just seems like everything is against you? Like everyone is either apathetic or antagonistic? Like you are the only one maybe? I think we all have those days sometimes. Even the prophets of old. Today I want to discuss one of my favorite stories…