Read 1 Kings 16:29- 17:16 In the closing years of King Asa of Judah’s reign, Ahab takes over as king in Israel. The year is estimated to be somewhere in the 874-869 BC vicinity. And here’s his introduction: he was a no good, very bad man. Our Bible tells us he committed more sins than…… Continue reading Hello There, Elijah!
This is the final post of our study of King Asa. You can find the first two posts here and here. Read 2 Chronicles chapter 16 and 1 Kings 15:16-24 Verse one starts out with “In the thirty-sixth year of Asa’s reign Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah….”. I’ll be honest, the dates given here and in…… Continue reading King Asa’s Last Years
Yesterday we learned about Asa and the early years of his reign. You can read it and catch up here. Read 2 Chronicles 15:1-19 Verse 1- “The Spirit of God came upon Azariah”. Who is Azariah? We know little, other than what is given to us in this chapter. According Smith’s Bible Dictionary, Azariah means…… Continue reading King Asa- The Early Middle Years
I just wrapped up teaching about King Asa in my Sunday school class. I thought, “I have a blog just sitting there not doing anything. Why not write a post or three about him?” So that’s just what I did. I hope you enjoy it! Read 2 Chronicles 14:2-16 and 1 Kings 15:9-15 King Asa is…… Continue reading King Asa of Judah- The Early Years
“I removed the burden from their shoulders; their hands were set free from the basket.” ~Psalm 81:6 After years of living peacefully in Egypt, a new pharaoh allowed the Israelites to be enslaved because of his fear they would rise up and take over. They had never threatened to, never tried to. But because of his fear,…… Continue reading What’s In Your Basket?
This Sunday school teaching thing can be a little tricky. I always pray for the Lord to guide every word that comes out of my mouth because I care deeply about getting it all right. I don’t ever want “me” or my opinion to slip in there. I simply want to teach the truth. God’s…… Continue reading Sunday school and whispers from God
The last post was an overview of the book of 1 Samuel. Now we’ll get into the meat of the scriptures. Read 1 Samuel chapter 1. Elkana was a Levite but it does not appear that he held any type of position in the temple. (The Levites were set apart by God to be…… Continue reading 1 Samuel 1