Category Archives: 2 Kings

June 14 – Wait, who? – Elisha

Read 1 Kings 19:1-21 and 2 Kings 2:1-25, 6:8-19 Being the youngest, I often was called by one of my sisters’ names. In fact, truthfully, I felt like I grew up in the shadow of my two older sisters. Perhaps … Continue reading

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June 5 – Wait, who? – Josiah

Read 2 Kings 22:1-23:30 If you are able to name more than three or four of the roughly forty kings of Israel and Judah, you are probably better than the average Jesus follower. Meanwhile, to know many of the specific … Continue reading

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June 3 – Wait, who? – Naaman

Read 2 Kings 5:1-27 Well, that was intense. In this chapter, there are two different sections highlighted by two separate characters on two different journeys. First of all, we read about Naaman who is a commander of the king of … Continue reading

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April 11 – Jesse Tree – Heze…who?

Read 2 Kings 18:1-19:19, 32-37 “It is true, O LORD, that the Assyrian kings have laid waste these nations and their lands. They have thrown their gods into the fire and destroyed them, for they were not gods but only wood and … Continue reading

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March 8 – Do Not Fear – What Elisha Saw

Read 2 Kings 6:8-23 What Elisha knew was that God outnumbered the Aramean army any day of the week. Those who are with us are more than those who are with them (v16). His first reaction when the servant asked, What shall … Continue reading

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October 29 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Elisha

Read 2 Kings 6:8-19 and Psalm 27:3-4 In my youth, I remember reading this story of Elisha and his servant. My friend and I talked about it with wonder. Especially, when most of life felt like a “great unknown,” to … Continue reading

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October 27: The Shunammite Woman

Read 2 Kings 4:8-37 Spending money is easy when it’s your parent’s. For about the first 18 years of my life, I was on mom and dad’s payroll, or at least that’s how I saw things. Just about the only … Continue reading

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November 27: Angelic Armies

Read 2 Kings 6:8-23 If you have the right kind of lenses, you are able to see things not normally visible with the naked eye.  If you place what seems like clean pond water under a microscope, you will likely … Continue reading

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December 19: Heze…who?

Read 2 Kings 18:1-19:19, 32-37 “It is true, O LORD, that the Assyrian kings have laid waste these nations and their lands. They have thrown their gods into the fire and destroyed them, for they were not gods but only … Continue reading

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