• Grace to a Syrian Commander

    2 Kings 5

    God freely bestows salvation on those whom He chooses, even those whom we might think are the least likely candidates for it. We are not to demand of those to whom God shows His grace more than He demands of ...Read More

  • When God Is Enough

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  • Elisha and a Shunammite Family

    2 Kings 4:8–37; 8:1–6

    It is easy for us to get attached to specific teachers and ministers whom the Lord has used to greatly bless us. However, while we should esteem faithful servants of God, we must never elevate their words to the level ...Read More

  • The Miracles of Elisha

    2 Kings 4:1–7, 38–44; 6:1–7

    The Lord knows our real needs better than we do, so sometimes He does things for us that we did not expect or addresses needs that we did not know we had. Still, we know that the Lord is concerned ...Read More

  • God’s Regard for the King of Judah

    2 Kings 3

    Our only hope is that our holy Creator shows regard for us because of His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. In ourselves, we are not deserving of the Lord’s blessing. In fact, we deserve only God’s wrath. But if we ...Read More

  • Elisha Begins His Ministry

    2 Kings 2:15–25

    Matthew Henry comments on the boys who opposed Elisha: “Let the hideous shrieks and groans of this wicked, wretched brood make our flesh tremble for fear of God.” The Lord does not take the mockery of His Word lightly, so ...Read More

  • Elisha Succeeds Elijah

    1 Kings 19:19–21; 2 Kings 2:1–14

    Leaders of God’s people come and go, but His Word remains. No figure besides the Lord is indispensable in His kingdom, which is why we should not esteem any teacher or leader more than we esteem the Lord. God’s kingdom ...Read More

  • Christian Amnesia

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  • Seeking the Wrong God

    1 Kings 22:51–2 Kings 1:18

    Idolatry is not a benign sin but is something that the Lord takes extremely seriously. Thus, we should daily seek to put to death any impulses to idolatry in our own lives. Let us devote ourselves to inquiring only of ...Read More

  • The Lord’s Battle

    2 Chronicles 20

    To cry out earnestly for God’s help, we must know our need for it. C.H. Spurgeon says in his sermon “The Singing Army” that “one of the most prevailing arguments to be used in prayer with God is a ...Read More

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