2 Kings

2 Kings 15 High Places Still Not Removed

… The high places were not removed; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.  Then the Lord struck the king, so that he was a leper until the day of his death 2 Kings 15:4, 5… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 13 The Arrow of the Lord

Then the Lord gave Israel a deliverer, so that they escaped from under the hand of the Syrians; and the children of Israel dwelt in their tents as before. 2 Kings 13:5 But the Lord was gracious to them, had… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 12 Life Undone: King Joash’s Change of Heart

And his servants arose and formed a conspiracy, and killed Joash.  2 Kings 12:20 Godly King Joash Turns to Apostasy after Priest Jehoiada’s Death Jehoiada the priest is the young king’s chief advisor.  During Jehoiada’s life, Joash follows the Lord…. (READ MORE)

2 Kings 9 Is It Peace?

Jehu:  “What peace, as long as the harlotries of your mother Jezebel and her witchcraft are so many?” 2 Kings 9:22 Death of 2 Kings & 1 Queen. No Peace for Evildoers.   Jehu’s call by God: 9:1-13.  Elisha sends… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 9:1-10:36. Jehu of Israel (841-814 B.C.)

Jehu, a military commander, is charged by God with the task of wiping out the house of Ahab.  He does so, and establishes a dynasty that lasts 89 years.  Politically Jehu’s 28 years are tormented ones, as outside enemies constantly… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 8 Restoration and Calamities

Yet the Lord would not destroy Judah, for the sake of his servant David, as He promised him to give a lamp to him and his sons forever. 2 Kings 8:19 Chapter summary.  Gehazi, once Elisha’s servant, is telling the… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 7 Four Starving Lepers

Then they said to one another, “We are not doing right. This day is a day of good news, and we remain silent. If we wait until morning light, some punishment will come upon us. Now therefore, come, let us… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 5 Be Clean and Be Free

And he returned to the man of God, he and all his aides, and came and stood before him; and he said, “Indeed, now I know that there is no God in all the earth, except in Israel; now therefore,… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 4 It is well

When Elisha came into the house, there was the child, lying dead on his bed. He went in therefore, shut the door behind the two of them, and prayed to the Lord. 2 Kings 4:32, 33 Miracles after Prayer, According… (READ MORE)

2 Kings 2 Elisha Succeeds Elijah

Let a double portion of your spirit be upon me. 2 Kings 2:9 Elijah taken up: 2:1-18.  Elijah is taken directly into heaven by the Lord, in a chariot of fire that appears as a whirlwind.  Only one other person… (READ MORE)