2 Kings 15 The Unlearned Lessons

I am struck once again by what appears to be the inability of men to learn simple lessons. In 2 Kings 15, the phrase, “and he did evil in the sight of the Lord,” appears over and over again. I am not really sure what each individual king’s problem was, but I can guess some […]

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2 Kings 2 Watching and Waiting for the Expected

In 2 Kings: 2, we see the conclusion of the ministry of Elijah the great prophet. It appears everyone knew that Elijah’s time was up, so his departure was expected. Elisha, Elijah’s protégé, was going to spend as much time as possible with him until God took Elijah away. Elisha was watching for the expected. […]

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1 Kings 11 Life of Solomon...Part 2 - Doing It My Way

What gets you pumped? What makes you feel alive? Riches, job, family, accomplishing goals or being wise? Solomon had all this, and yet he writes in Ecclesiastes, “When I surveyed all that my hands had done and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind” 2:11. What!? Where does […]

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Week 15 Reading Questions 2 Samuel 22-1 Kings 19

Whole Story Questions: Sunday: It’s easy to think that David should have killed Saul. But David recognized that God had others plans. Why do we most often follow the obvious choice? How do you discern what seems obvious from what God might want? Monday: Are you a good mourner? We often don’t grieve well. Many […]

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2 Samuel 19 Rebuke

Have you ever had to rebuke a fellow brother or sister in Christ? It is rarely a fun or joyous occasion, but often times it must be done out of our love for our fellow Christian. We desire to see him or her repent of their sin by recognizing their faults, asking forgiveness of God […]

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