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Jul 10, 2020

2KINGS 11-12:
Yesterday's story was of Jehu, anointed on Elisha's orders, and who executed the Lord's vengeance on Ahab and his whole family, and even his friends and the worshipers of Baal. However, after that, he still didn't follow the Lord, but continued the idolatry of Israel.

PSALM 128:
Today’s Song of Ascent has...

Jul 9, 2020

2KINGS 9-10:
Yesterday we heard one of my favorite Old Testament stories: The one about the three lepers and the famine in Samaria. Elijah's prophecy was so dramatically fulfilled, and the scoffing officer could be a parable for modern times. Then we heard how the woman from Shunem returned and was blessed a second...

Jul 8, 2020

2KINGS 7-8:
Yesterday we heard two more chapters containing fascinating miracles performed by Elisha. The story about Gahazi getting the gifts from Naaman, and the vision about the chariots of fire both have interesting spiritual significance to ponder.

We come back to the story from chapter 7 where the Aramean army is...

Jul 7, 2020

2KINGS 5-6:
Yesterday we heard of the many miracles done by Elisha, supplying water for three armies on their way to Moab for war, helping the widow of a prophet, blessing the woman from Shunem, purifying Jericho's water, and miraculously transforming food.

PSALM 125:
The first verse of this psalm is one that our family...

Jul 6, 2020

2KINGS 3-4:
Yesterday we heard of the final amazing prophecies of Elijah, and then how he took leave of the prophets and particularly, his successor Elisha. Elisha quickly showed that he was Elijah's successor.

PSALM 124:
I keep being amazed how people (and particularly those in America) don’t seem to learn anything...