The war against Moab

Chapter 3 The war against Moab v1 Ahab’s son Joram became the king of *Israel in Samaria. That happened in the 18th year when King Jehoshaphat was ruling over *Judah. Joram ruled for 12 years. v2 He *sinned against the *Lord. However, he was not as bad as his father or his mother. Joram’s father had made an image that was like *Baal. Joram removed that image. v3 But he *sinned like Nebat’s son Jeroboam, who led *Israel into *sin. Joram did not stop that *sin. Joram was a bad…

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God’s lessons from history

About the Books of 1 Kings and 2 Kings Author God’s lessons from history: We do not know who wrote the books. Some people say that Jeremiah did. He lived just before Jerusalem’s enemies overcame the city. 2 Kings 24:18-25:30 is the same as Jeremiah chapter 52. There is nothing about Jeremiah in the books of 1 Kings and 2 Kings. However, Jeremiah went to Egypt. 2 Kings ends with the events in Babylon. An unknown *prophet in Babylon probably wrote both 1 Kings and 2 Kings. The writer or…

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Jonathan ate honey

Chapter 14 v1 A young man carried Jonathan’s *armour. Jonathan was Saul’s son. One day, Jonathan said to the young man, ‘Let us go across to the *Philistine camp on the other side’. But Jonathan did not tell his father. v2 Saul had camped under a pomegranate tree at Migron near Gibeah. There were about 600 men with Saul. v3 Ahijah was with Saul. He wore an *ephod. Ahijah was the son of Ahitub. Ahitub was Ichabod’s brother. Ichabod was the son of Phinehas and the grandson of Eli. Eli…

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