Tag - Ahab

The Lord Of YOUR Valley

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Kings 20:28 The man of God came up and told the king of Israel, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Because the Arameans think the Lord is a god of the hills and not a god of the valleys, I will deliver this vast army into your hands, and you will know that I am the Lord.’” O-bservation: The king of Aram, Ben-Hadad, had threatened the King of Israel, Ahab. Yet when it came time for battle, the Israelis throttled the Aramaeans and defeated them. The Aramaeans decided that they would have a...

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That’s What The World Thinks Of Us

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Kings 18:17 When he saw Elijah, he said to him, “Is that you, you troubler of Israel?” O-bservation: Three years earlier, the prophet Elijah had declared a famine and a drought over the land of Israel. Things had gotten so bad that Ahab, the king, was having a hard time keeping his own animals fed and watered. God told Elijah to meet with Ahab and that He was going to make it rain again. When Ahab, the wicked King of Israel, saw Elijah, he called the man of God the “Troubler Of Israel!” A-pplication: Isn’t...

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The Worst King Ever!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Kings 16:30 Ahab son of Omri did more evil in the eyes of the Lord than any of those before him. O-bservation: Ahab, the King of Israel, married a heathen woman named Jezebel and set up Baal worship in all of Israel. He was undeniably "The Worst King Ever" in Israel's history. A-pplication: You may be asking this AM, "How does a man become so evil?" My answer is that he had help. A few verses earlier, the scripture speaks of Ahab's father Omri. The scripture says of Omri, "But Omri did evil in the...

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Singlehandedly

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Kings 10:28 So Jehu destroyed Baal worship in Israel. O-bservation: Tradition tells us that the great Prophet Jeremiah wrote both books of the "Kings." Jeremiah clearly and emphatically stated here that one man, by the name of Jehu, "SINGLEHANDEDLY" destroyed Baal worship in Israel. The worship of Baal had been established under the rule of the wicked King Ahab. A-pplication: Victory is achieved for a nation by the hands of many. It is also true that "The Hands" will always be there, but without a leader "The Hands" are wasted. Jehu was the son of...

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First … Seek The Lord’s Counsel

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Chronicles 18:4 But Jehoshaphat also said to the king of Israel, “First seek the counsel of the Lord.” O-bservation: The wicked King Ahab had asked King Jehoshaphat of Judah to join he and his people to fight against the people of Ramoth Gilead. Jehoshaphat said he was willing to unite with his brothers in Israel, but "FIRST" they must seek the counsel of the Lord. A-pplication: From this great declaration, Jehoshaphat himself in time became great. Ahab was killed in battle immediately thereafter. When men and women are quick to regularly seek the counsel of...

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