2 Kings


Jeremiah the prophet identified a period of 70 years during which the Jews would be kept in captivity, away from their land and their heritage (25:11-12, 29:10). The return Jeremiah promised was accomplished on time. But it required a change… (READ MORE)


The deportation of the people of the Judah by Nebuchadnezzar initiated a seventy-year period of captivity in Babylon.  This was a time of judgment for God’s people.  Like other disciplines God has chosen to use, the captivity had a purifying… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 25 Fall of Jerusalem and Judah

And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem, and pitched against it;… (READ MORE)

Prayer, OT

The OT records many prayers offered to God by his people.  A survey of them helps us to discern a number of basic prayer principles which infuse this most intimate of experiences with God. Although rituals are often associated with… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 17 Israel Falls

 Nevertheless they would not hear, but stiffened their necks, like the necks of their fathers, who did not believe in the Lord their God.  2 Kings 17:14 2 Kings 17.  Hoshea, and Israel’s Exile (732 – 723 B.C.) When Tiglath-pileser… (READ MORE)