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2 Kings 2:23-24 is a fascinating and in some ways worrisome passage, especially as it is represented in many translations of the Bible. 861 more words


The age of prophets: 1 Kings 13

Today’s reading: 1 Kings 12-14.

I am the prophet and I smolder and burn
I scream and cry and wonder why you never seem to learn…

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Bible In One Year Devotional

Finish Strong

Today’s reading is 1 Kings 11-15.

I’ll admit it almost doesn’t seem fair. The man of God who confronted and rebuked Jeroboam in 1 Kings 13 did mostly what God said, properly rebuking Jeroboam and refusing to eat with him. 122 more words


Is This from God or Not?

“For I was commanded by the word of the LORD…” (1 Kings 13:7-19, NIV)

The young prophet faithfully delivers God’s message to Jeroboam, and he went on his way as he was commanded even though he was offered a reward. 396 more words

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No One Likes to Talk about Church Discipline

“When King Jeroboam heard what the man of God cried out against the altar at Bethel, he stretched out his hand from the altar and said, ‘Seize him!’” ( 441 more words

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If God Called You, Then He Will Carry You

“Jeroboam built shrines on high places and appointed priests from all sorts of people, even though they were not Levites.” (1 Kings 12:25-33, NIV) 439 more words

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Someone is watching you! (1 Kings 14:16)

Today’s Readings: 1 Kings 14-15; Matthew 9

During my 30 years of military service, my assignments put me in front of thousands of people. At the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, Louisiana, we prepared soldiers for deployment and the combat zones. 580 more words