Tag - 2 Kings

A Little Child To Lead Them

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Kings 22:1a Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty-one years. O-bservation: Josiah succeeded his father, Amon, who was only twenty-four when he was assassinated by people within his own kingdom. Amon was the son of Manasseh, who was the vilest and wickedest king in Judah’s history. Most likely, the people were so utterly despising of anything connected to Manasseh that when they saw his son Amon carry on with his father’s wicked ways, they killed the young man instead, allowing “A Little Child To Lead...

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Can You Believe This?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Kings 21:1 Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem fifty-five years. His mother’s name was Hephzibah. O-bservation: The scripture says starting in the next verse through verse six that he, Manasseh, was the most wicked king in Judah’s history. Yet his father, Hezekiah, was a good man who made one mistake that God judged him for, but not in his lifetime. What could have turned a twelve-year-old boy so diabolical? A-pplication: Before Hezekiah died, Jewish history has it that Isaiah went to Hezekiah and said, “After you die,...

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God Answers Prayer!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Kings 20:6 “I will add fifteen years to your life. And I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria. I will defend this city for my sake and for the sake of my servant David.” O-bservation: God had sent Isaiah the prophet to tell Hezekiah to get his personal effects in order as he was going to die. Isaiah left the king’s sick quarters and Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and wept and begged God for more time. He reminded God that he was...

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WHY?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Kings 17:28 So one of the priests who had been exiled from Samaria came to live in Bethel and taught them how to worship the Lord. O-bservation: The ten northern tribes of Israel had become so enamored with foreign gods that the one true God of Israel allowed the King of Assyria to come in, take them over, displace them, and in turn, had a mix of different nations resettle the towns of Samaria. But because it had been Israeli territory, God wasn’t pleased with the worship of foreign gods by the new...

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It’s Time To Do Something!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Kings 7:3 Now there were four men with leprosy at the entrance of the city gate. They said to each other, “Why stay here until we die? O-bservation: The King of Aram, Ben-Hadad, had laid a siege on the people of Israel in Samaria. They were dying of starvation. The prophet Elisha had prophesied to the King of Israel that by this time tomorrow, it would all turn around. Four lepers from Samaria knew they were going to die, and so they said, “It’s Time To Do Something!” They snuck into the camp...

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