“Jonah: Living in a ‘Me-First” World” (Jonah 3; Jonah 4)

“Jonah: Living in a ‘Me-First” World” (Jonah 3; Jonah 4)

Scripture reading – Jonah 3; Jonah 4 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  Our brief study of the Book of Jonah concludes with a biography of that reluctant, disobedient prophet. Nineveh was the capital of the Assyrian nation and an enemy of...
The Dilemma of a Backslidden Missionary (Jonah 2)

The Dilemma of a Backslidden Missionary (Jonah 2)

Scripture reading – Jonah 2 Returning to our study of the Book of Jonah, we find the prophet where his disobedience had taken him… facing death “in the belly of the fish three days and three nights” (Jonah 1:17). Jonah disobeyed the LORD because he feared He...
You Can Run, But You Can Never Hide from God! (2 Chronicles 25, Jonah 1)

You Can Run, But You Can Never Hide from God! (2 Chronicles 25, Jonah 1)

Scripture reading – 2 Chronicles 25, Jonah 1 2 Chronicles 25 is a parallel record of events we considered in a prior study of 2 Kings 14. Therefore, today’s devotional will focus exclusively on the Book of Jonah. Have you ever wanted to run away? Have you ever...
Warning: The Shame and Sorrow of Compromise (2 Chronicles 19; 2 Chronicles 20)

Warning: The Shame and Sorrow of Compromise (2 Chronicles 19; 2 Chronicles 20)

Scripture reading – 2 Chronicles 19; 2 Chronicles 20 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  2 Chronicles 19 The setting of 2 Chronicles 19 follows the bloody battle at Ramoth-Gilead (2 Chronicles 18) and the death of Israel’s king, Ahab....
Warning: Compromise Has Far-reaching Consequences (2 Chronicles 18)

Warning: Compromise Has Far-reaching Consequences (2 Chronicles 18)

Scripture reading – 2 Chronicles 18 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. The focus of 1 Kings 22 was primarily upon King Ahab and the northern ten Tribes known as Israel. In contrast, 2 Chronicles 18 was authored after the Babylonian...
A Spiritual Answer for Exhaustion, Discouragement, and Depression (1 Kings 19)

A Spiritual Answer for Exhaustion, Discouragement, and Depression (1 Kings 19)

Scripture reading – 1 Kings 19; 1 Kings 20 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Our study of Elijah’s life continues following one of the great spiritual contests and victories recorded in the Scriptures…the destruction of the prophets of...