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Daily Devotional Meditations and a Biblical Perspective on Current Events

A Study Through 2 Kings

Gone, But Not Forgotten (2 Chronicles 36)

Gone, But Not Forgotten (2 Chronicles 36)

Scripture reading - 2 Chronicles 36   Click on this link to translate today's Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. Today’s Scripture reading concludes the Second Book of the Chronicles, believed to have been...

The LORD is Sovereign of the Nations (2 Kings 19)

The LORD is Sovereign of the Nations (2 Kings 19)

Scripture reading - 2 Kings 19 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Today’s Scripture reading should be familiar because it is a parallel account of events that Isaiah recorded in chapter 37 of the book that bears his name. Rather than repeat the...

The LORD: Deliverer, Protector, and Redeemer (Isaiah 43)

The LORD: Deliverer, Protector, and Redeemer (Isaiah 43)

Scripture reading – Isaiah 43 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German. Review of Isaiah 41-42 Our study in the Book of Isaiah continues with Isaiah 43. The prophet foretold God’s judgment...

God is Greater than Your Fears (Psalm 76)

God is Greater than Your Fears (Psalm 76)

Scripture reading - Psalm 76 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Continuing our chronological study of the Scriptures, we detour from the prophecies of Isaiah to Psalm 76. This psalm is believed to have been penned when the LORD delivered King...

Set Your House in Order, For You Will Die (Isaiah 38; Isaiah 39)

Set Your House in Order, For You Will Die (Isaiah 38; Isaiah 39)

Scripture reading - Isaiah 38; Isaiah 39 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. The LORD gloriously delivered Jerusalem from Sennacherib, the Assyrian king. At that time, King Hezekiah was 39 years old and at the peak of his manhood. With the promise...

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Marriage

Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Scripture reading - 2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.  An Introduction to Today’s Study  The question of a leader’s character made headlines...

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Bible Prophecy: Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream of Four World Empires (Daniel 2)

Bible Prophecy: Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream of Four World Empires (Daniel 2)

Scripture reading - Daniel 2 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. Our study of the Scriptures returns to the Book of Daniel, with a fascinating chapter presenting a future...

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The Party is Over, and No Nation is Insulated from God’s Judgment (Daniel 5; Daniel 6)

The Party is Over, and No Nation is Insulated from God’s Judgment (Daniel 5; Daniel 6)

Scripture reading - Daniel 5; Daniel 6   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. “HIS Story” Our Scripture reading is Daniel 5 and 6, but today’s devotional will focus solely on Daniel 5. In earlier Bible studies, I observed that the History of the...