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Day 174 – The Prophet Hosea

Day 174 – The Prophet Hosea

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn that Naaman the Syrian is a brave general in the king’s army. He has honor, reputation, wealth, and power but he is a leper, and will disease will kill him. Naaman’s life is changed when he is told about...
Day 173 – Confidence in God

Day 173 – Confidence in God

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the bible readings we meet Ahaz one of Judah’s worst kings. Ahaz makes molten images for the Boals and even burns his sons as an offering in false worship. He foolishly leads the people into war and Judah is defeated. We also...
Day 172 – Uzziah’s Pride

Day 172 – Uzziah’s Pride

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the readings we learn that there is an alliance between Jehoram (the king of Isreal), Jehoshaphat (king of Judah), and a king of Edom to go to war with Moab. The armies run out of water and Elisha performs a miracle. In the early...
Day 171 – Elijah and Elisha

Day 171 – Elijah and Elisha

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading we learn that Amaziah, the king of Judah, goes into battle with three hundred thousand men hired men of Israel. A prophet warns him not to fight and he is faithful. The Lord provides him a victory. Eventually, Amazaiah...
Day 170 – Joash’s Downfall

Day 170 – Joash’s Downfall

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s readings, we learn that Ahab’s successor Ahaziah turns to Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, to know the future. Elijah tells him that he will die in his unfaithfulness. Azariah dies without a son, so his brother becomes king....
Day 169 – Joash is Crowned

Day 169 – Joash is Crowned

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the readings we learn, Athaliah, daughter of Ahab, wife of Jehoram, and mother of Ahaziah, makes herself queen and kills the royal family of Judah to eliminate any claim to the throne. She reigns as queen for six years, not knowing...