Saturday June 19, 2021 “Redeem”

2 Kings 16:6 “6 At that time Rezin king of Syria captured Elath for Syria, and drove the men of Judah from Elath. Then the Edomites went to Elath, and dwell there to this day.” The enemies of God and His people displaced Judah from the City of Elath and it became the possession of the enemy. Pray that … Continue reading

Friday June 18, 2021 “Besieged But Not Destroyed”

2 Kings 16:5 “Then Rezin king of Syria and Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to make war; and they besieged Ahaz but could not overcome him.” Israel was cut off from some needed supplies, but Israel’s enemies could overcome Jerusalem the city blessed of God. America still rides on the coattails … Continue reading

Thursday June 17, 2021 “Mercy and Grace”

2 Kings 16:5 “5 Then Rezin king of Syria and Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to make war; and they besieged Ahaz but could not overcome him.” It seems that even though Israel had fallen to life as “other nations” God still protected His chosen. Rezin and Pekah were stopped short of … Continue reading

Wednesday June 16, 2021 “Danger of Covetousness”

2 Kings 16:4 “4 And he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places, on the hills, and under every green tree.” This verse describes idolatrous activity. The New Testament teaches that covetousness is like idolatry. There is so much that creates and increases covetousness in the heart of man. From digital devices to lotteries, and on and … Continue reading

Tuesday June 15, 2021 “Kids Walking Through Fire”

2 Kings 16:3 “3 But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel; indeed he made his son pass through the fire, according to the abominations of the nations whom the Lord had cast out from before the children of Israel.” Ahaz made the sons (children walk through fire) as other nations and he sacrificed to idols set … Continue reading

Sunday June 13, 2021 “Make Way for God”

2 Kings 15:35-38 35 However the high places were not removed; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places. He built the Upper Gate of the house of the Lord. 36 Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of … Continue reading

Saturday June 12, 2021 “Idolatry”

2 Kings 15:34-35 “34 And he did what was right in the sight of the Lord; he did according to all that his father Uzziah had done. 35 However the high places were not removed; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places. He built the Upper Gate of the house of the Lord.” Jotham did good but he failed to do … Continue reading

Friday June 11, 2021 “Good Parents”

2 Kings 15:32-34 “In the second year of Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, Jotham the son of Uzziah, king of Judah, began to reign. 33 He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jerusha the daughter of Zadok. 34 And he did what was right in the sight of … Continue reading

Thursday June 10, 2021 “Conspiracy Reaps Conspiracy”

2 Kings 15:30 “30 Then Hoshea the son of Elah led a conspiracy against Pekah the son of Remaliah, and struck and killed him; so he reigned in his place in the twentieth year of Jotham the son of Uzziah.” Pekah conspired with others and they killed Pekahiah. Now Pekah was killed through conspiracy involving Hoshea. One … Continue reading

Wednesday June 9, 2021 “Carried Captive”

2 Kings 15:27-29 “27 In the fifty-second year of Azariah king of Judah, Pekah the son of Remaliah became king over Israel in Samaria, and reigned twenty years. 28 And he did evil in the sight of the Lord; he did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who had made Israel sin. 29 In the days of Pekah king … Continue reading