June 24 2 Kings 22-23

June 24 2 Kings 22-23 (ESV) Josiah Reigns in Judah 22:1 Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath. 2 And he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and walked in all the way of David … More June 24 2 Kings 22-23

June 23 2 Kings 20-21

June 23 2 Kings 20-21 (ESV) Hezekiah’s Illness and Recovery 20:1 In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Set your house in order, for you shall die; you shall not recover.’” 2 Then Hezekiah … More June 23 2 Kings 20-21

June 20 2 Kings 14-15

June 20 2 Kings 14-15 (ESV) Amaziah Reigns in Judah 14:1 In the second year of Joash the son of Joahaz, king of Israel, Amaziah the son of Joash, king of Judah, began to reign. 2 He was twenty-five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jehoaddin … More June 20 2 Kings 14-15

June 19 2 Kings 12-13

June 19 2 Kings 12-13 (ESV) 12:1 In the seventh year of Jehu, Jehoash [1] began to reign, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Zibiah of Beersheba. 2 And Jehoash did what was right in the eyes of the Lord all his days, because Jehoiada the priest instructed him. 3 Nevertheless, the high places were not taken away; the … More June 19 2 Kings 12-13

June 18 2 Kings 10-11

June 18 2 Kings 10-11 (ESV) Jehu Slaughters Ahab’s Descendants 10:1 Now Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. So Jehu wrote letters and sent them to Samaria, to the rulers of the city, [1] to the elders, and to the guardians of the sons [2] of Ahab, saying, 2 “Now then, as soon as this letter comes to you, seeing your master’s … More June 18 2 Kings 10-11

June 17 2 Kings 8-9

June 17 2 Kings 8-9 (ESV) The Shunammite’s Land Restored 8:1 Now Elisha had said to the woman whose son he had restored to life, “Arise, and depart with your household, and sojourn wherever you can, for the Lord has called for a famine, and it will come upon the land for seven years.” 2 So the woman arose and … More June 17 2 Kings 8-9

June 16 2 Kings 6-7

June 16 2 Kings 6-7 (ESV) The Axe Head Recovered 6:1 Now the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, “See, the place where we dwell under your charge is too small for us. 2 Let us go to the Jordan and each of us get there a log, and let us make a place for us to … More June 16 2 Kings 6-7

June 15 2 Kings 4-5

June 15 2 Kings 4-5 (ESV) Elisha and the Widow’s Oil 4:1 Now the wife of one of the sons of the prophets cried to Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared theLord, but the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves.” 2 And Elisha said … More June 15 2 Kings 4-5

June 14 2 Kings 1-3

June 14 2 Kings 1-3 (ESV) Elijah Denounces Ahaziah 1:1 After the death of Ahab, Moab rebelled against Israel. 2 Now Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber in Samaria, and lay sick; so he sent messengers, telling them, “Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover from this sickness.” 3 But the … More June 14 2 Kings 1-3

Our Daily Bread

So Jehoiachin put off his prison garments. And every day of his life he dined regularly at the king’s table,  and for his allowance, a regular allowance was given him by the king, according to his daily needs, as long as he lived. 2 Kings 25:29-30 Charles H. Spurgeon comments in “Morning and Evening, Feb … More Our Daily Bread