• Josiah’s Covenant Faithfulness

    2 Kings 23:1–20

    It is easy to go through life never thinking deeply about the way we worship the Lord. However, Scripture is quite clear that the Lord takes His worship seriously. That is why we must be careful not to let any ...Read More

  • The Need for a Better King

    2 Kings 20:12–21; 2 Chronicles 32:27–31

    Whether we are reading about a good king such as Hezekiah or one of the evil kings of Judah or Israel, our study of the Old Testament Historical Books should drive us to recognize our need of Christ, the only ...Read More

  • Assyria Invades Judah

    2 Kings 18:13–37

    The Lord promised in Isaiah 8:9–10 that Assyria would not ultimately succeed when Sennacherib invaded Judah. Similarly, He promises us that the enemies of His people will not finally win but that we will reign with the Lord over all ...Read More

  • The Reign of a Wicked Queen

    2 Kings 11:1–20

    When it seemed that the line of David was about to die out, it was preserved by a faithful priest and his wife, who ultimately were instruments in the hand of our promise-keeping God. The Lord’s commitment to preserve David’s ...Read More

  • Naboth Avenged

    2 Kings 9:14–37

    Matthew Henry comments on today’s passage that we must “see the end of pride and cruelty, and say, The Lord is righteous.” It is good and right when criminals receive the punishment they deserve. We must not let our empathy ...Read More

  • 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

  • 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

  • Elijah at Horeb

    1 Kings 19:1–18

    Elijah thought he was the only faithful person left in Israel, but he was wrong (1 Kings 19:18). Matthew Henry writes that “in times of the greatest degeneracy and apostasy God has always had, and will have, a remnant faithful ...Read More

  • Elijah and the Prophets of Baal

    1 Kings 18

    Scripture exhorts us to persevere in prayer and even to ask others to pray with and for us. However, we are not to think that by doing so we are convincing God to give us the answer we want. The ...Read More

  • Elijah the Prophet

    1 Kings 17

    Yahweh showed Himself more powerful than Baal by raising the widow’s son from the dead. In these latter days, Yahweh has shown Himself more powerful than Satan, sin, death, and all other “gods” by raising the Lord Jesus Christ from ...Read More

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