DESPERATION filled his mind. The King was in so much pain; his body was at the point of death. The infection had spread from the Boil and throughout his whole body; it was excruciating! It is suggested that he had the deadly Bubonic plague. The epidemic was raging at that time through the Syrian armyContinue reading “No 7.THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. Hezekiah’s Grave Illness.”
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No 6.THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. Hezekiah, The Good King.
HIS REIGN. Hezekiah was a remarkable man. He was a SOLDIER, STATESMAN, ARCHITECT, POET, and SAINT. He was all these. His reign was the greatest since the days of David and Solomon. If you care to read about him more thoroughly, read 2 Kings chapters 8-20. and 2 Chronicles chapters.. 29-32. It is a nobleContinue reading “No 6.THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. Hezekiah, The Good King.”
No 5.THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. Josiah’s Reforms.
Josiah began his reign in Jerusalem at the Age of eight, and he ruled for 31 years. He did everything to please the Lord, just as his ancestor David did. Josiah never turned away from the Lord. He had advisers and his mother to guide him in his younger days. He was 16 when heContinue reading “No 5.THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. Josiah’s Reforms.”
No 2. THE Second BOOK OF KINGS. The Influence of the Reign of Solomon and David.
We have looked at the life of David, followed by his son Solomon. Solomon continued his father’s policy and lived with his father’s blessing. Solomon’s Kingdom extended from the Red Sea and Arabia to the utmost of Lebanon. He became the “King of Kings,” and all tributary states were subject to him. Even theContinue reading “No 2. THE Second BOOK OF KINGS. The Influence of the Reign of Solomon and David.”
A Mother’s Day Message.❤️
What is the meaning of motherhood? A Mother is a female parent. Mums nurture and care for their children. It is also a term describing an older woman or a Mother Superior. Your mother is the woman who gave birth to you. She deserves respect and is to be honoured above other women in your life.Continue reading “A Mother’s Day Message.❤️”
No 4 THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. The Generous King.
THE VISIT OF THE QUEEN OF SHEBA. The queen of Sheba brought a caravan of gifts for King Solomon. She heard of his fame, wisdom, and the great riches of his Kingdom. She also came to test his knowledge and God-given Wisdom. She had heard stories of his magnificence and wanted to see it withContinue reading “No 4 THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. The Generous King.”
No 3. THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. Solomon Acquires Wisdom.
HIS PRAYER FOR WISDOM. Solomon’s prayer for wisdom concerned his judgment of the people who were so great that they as the multitude, were innumerable. God was pleased with his request and gave him an understanding heart plus length of life, riches, and honour. This is a beautiful passage to read. 1 Kings 3:5-13. God gaveContinue reading “No 3. THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. Solomon Acquires Wisdom.”
“RAISED WITH CHRIST”
“BEING RAISED WITH CHRIST” “IF YOU WERE RAISED WITH CHRIST, SEEK THOSE THINGS WHICH ARE ABOVE, WHERE CHRIST IS SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD.” “SET YOUR AFFECTIONS ON THINGS ABOVE, NOT ON THINGS OF EARTH. FOR YOU ARE DEAD AND YOUR LIFE IS HID WITH CHRIST IN GOD.” “WHEN CHRIST WHO IS OUR LIFE SHALLContinue reading ““RAISED WITH CHRIST” “
No 1.THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. God Chooses Solomon as the next King of Israel.
HIS RISE, WISDOM, GLORY, AND FAILURE! Solomon was very young when he came to the Throne. “He was but a little child.” 1 Kings 3:7. We think he was twelve, but some believe he was fifteen. Adonijah, David’s eldest surviving son, aspired to take the throne for these reasons. David is old and feeble. SolomonContinue reading “No 1.THE SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. God Chooses Solomon as the next King of Israel.”
No 11.The SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. The Book Of The Dispersion.
The great empires of East Assyria, Babylon, and Persia will almost exclusively occupy our attention. They all alike exercised the most significant influence upon the destiny of ancient Israel. In the records of those great World Kingdoms, the confirmations are so numerous and so convincing that the critics have to confess that here at least,Continue reading “No 11.The SECOND BOOK OF KINGS. The Book Of The Dispersion.”