Tag: Elisha

  • June 15 – Amaziah in Judah; Jeroboam II in Israel

    Reading 2 Kings 12:21b; 14:1-6; 13:20b-25 2 Chron. 25:5-24 2 Kings 14:15-16, 23-24 Devotional Amaziah, son of Joash, became king in Judah after Joash was assassinated. He was 25 years old and reigned 29 years. Amaziah did what was right before GOD, but not completely, as David had done. He followed the example of his father…

  • June 14 – Joash Abandons GOD

    Reading 2 Chron. 24:3 2 Kings 12:4-5; 2 Chron. 24:4-5 2 Kings 10:32-35a, 36; 35b; 13:1-2; 12:6-16 2 Chron. 24:6-22 2 Kings 13:3-4, 7 2 Chron. 24:23-24 2 Kings 12:17-18; 13:8-11, 14-20a; 12:20-21a, 19 2 Chron. 24:25-27a Devotional Joash decided to restore the temple of GOD. He instructed the Levites to take up a collection from among the…

  • June 11 – GOD Purges Judah and Israel

    Reading 2 Kings 8:23-24a; 2 Chron. 21:19, 20b 2 Kings 8:24b-26; 9:29; 2 Chron. 22:1-4 2 Kings 8:7-15, 28; 9:14b, 15a; 8:29b 2 Kings 9:1-14a, 15b-27; 2 Chron. 22:7 2 Kings 9:30-37; 10:1-14; 2 Chron. 22:8 2 Kings 9:28; 2 Chron. 22:9 2 Kings 10:15-17 Devotional Today’s reading is filled with terrible bloodshed, people killing people.…

  • June 10 – Chariots of Fire and Naaman is Healed

    Reading 2 Chron. 21:18 2 Kings 6:8-23; 8:3-6; 5:1-27; 6:24-7:20 Devotional Today’s reading contains multiple miracles that GOD performed through the prophet Elisha. For today’s devotional we will consider two of them. Chariots of Fire The king of Aram [Syria] was at war with Israel, but when he would send forces to a location, GOD would reveal it…

  • June 8 – GOD Defeats Moab with Water

    Reading 2 Kings 8:16-17 2 Chron. 21:2-4 2 Kings 3:6-27 2 Chron. 20:34; 21:1, 20a, 6, 7, 11-17, 8-10 Devotional Ahab’s son Joram reigned in Israel during the latter part of Jehoshaphat’s reign in Judah. The king of Moab rebelled against Joram, so he asked Jehoshaphat to go to battle with him, as well as…

  • June 4 – Elijah’s Roller Coaster

    Reading 1 Kings 17:1-24; 18:1-46; 19:1-21 Devotional Today’s reading begins our look at the prophet Elijah. A lot happened in this reading so our devotional is more lengthy than usual, but this is among my favorite stories in GOD’s word. The recorded account of Elijah begins with GOD sending him to Ahab, king of Israel,…