II Chronicles 21-24: A rough patch for Judah.

November 10, 2015. Daily Reading: II Chronicles 21-24. Background: II Chronicles 16-20. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 21 Jehoram: After the death of Jehoshaphat, his firstborn son Jehoram assumed the throne in his place. When he took the throne, he killed his brothers and some of the princes of Israel to establish his reign. Jehoram did…

II Kings 11-15: Kings of Israel and Judah.

August 12, 2015. Daily Reading: II Kings 11-15. Background: II Kings 6-10. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 11 Athaliah and Joash: After the assassination of Ahaziah by Jehu in chapter 9, the story picks up here with the mother of Ahaziah seeking to destroy the royal family and set herself up as the ruler of the…