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July 30

2 Kings 10

1Now there were in Samaria seventy of Ahab’s sons. And Jehu sent letters to Samaria, to the rulers of the town, and to the responsible men, and to those who had the care of the sons of Ahab, saying, 2,488 more words


The Elijah Problem

I’ve long been troubled by the story of Elijah and the Prophets of Baal in 1 Kings 18.

Elijah challenges the prophets of Baal to a contest to determine the true God by a test of prayer. 419 more words

Practical Theology

Who was Baal?

Baal was the name of the supreme god worshiped in ancient Canaan and Phoenicia. The practice of Baal worship infiltrated Jewish religious life during the time of the Judges ( 466 more words


Consuming Fire


And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the LORD heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp. 533 more words


20 In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.

22 Yet Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah unto this day. 250 more words

Their Calamity

To me belongeth vengeance, and recompense; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste. 375 more words

O Baal, hear us

3 And Israel joined himself unto Baal-peor: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel.

4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the LORD against the sun, that the fierce anger of the LORD may be turned away from Israel. 1,637 more words