The Signs of a Decaying and Dying Nation (2 Kings 10)

The Signs of a Decaying and Dying Nation (2 Kings 10)

Scripture reading – 2 Kings 10 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. History Matters An excellent motivation for studying Biblical history is that it affirms the universal sinful nature of humanity, while the Scriptures reveal the sovereignty of God...
Political Corruption Abounds, and a Day of Judgment Awaits (2 Kings 8; 2 Kings 9)

Political Corruption Abounds, and a Day of Judgment Awaits (2 Kings 8; 2 Kings 9)

Scripture reading – 2 Kings 8; 2 Kings 9 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. We have seen the fierce faith and courage of the prophet Elisha in earlier devotionals, and in 2 Kings 8 and 9, we will observe his compassionate spirit. 2 Kings 8...
Compassion and Justice: The Healing of Naaman the Leper (2 Kings 5)

Compassion and Justice: The Healing of Naaman the Leper (2 Kings 5)

Scripture reading – 2 Kings 5 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  The healing and conversion of Naaman, the “captain of the host of the king of Syria” (5:1), is one of the most beloved stories of the Old Testament scriptures.   Who was...
Elijah’s Rapture and Elisha’s Promotion (2 Kings 2)

Elijah’s Rapture and Elisha’s Promotion (2 Kings 2)

Scripture reading – 2 Kings 2 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. “And it came to pass,” and with those words, the last stage of the prophet Elijah’s life began. Elijah served a long and courageous ministry as God’s prophet to Israel....