We Can Petition God For More Years
on May 28th, 2023
In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, "This is what the LORD says: Put your house in order, because you are going to die; you will not recover."Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the LORD, "Remember, LORD, how I have walked faithfully before you and with wholehearted devotion and have done what is good ...  Read More
God Will Put A Hook In The Nose Of The Enemy
on May 27th, 2023
Then Isaiah son of Amoz sent a message to Hezekiah: "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: I have heard your prayer concerning Sennacherib king of Assyria. This is the word that the LORD has spoken against him:'Virgin Daughter of Zion despises you and mocks you.Daughter of Jerusalem tosses her head as you flee.Who is it you have ridiculed and blasphemed? Against whom have you raised your...  Read More
Spread Your Case Before The LORD
on May 26th, 2023
Now Sennacherib received a report that Tirhakah, the king of Cush, was marching out to fight against him. So he sent messengers to Hezekiah with this word: "Say to Hezekiah, king of Judah: Do not let the god you depend on deceive you when he says, ‘Jerusalem will not be given into the hands of the king of Assyria.' . . . Hezekiah received the letters from the messengers and read it. Then he went u...  Read More
God Has A Word About Your Situation
on May 25th, 2023
"Do not listen to Hezekiah, for he is misleading you when he says, 'The LORD will deliver us.'  Has the god of any nation ever delivered his land from the hand of the king of Assyria?". . . Then Eliakim, son of Hilkiah the palace administrator, Shebna the secretary, and Joah son of Asaph the recorder went to Hezekiah, with their clothes torn, and told him what the field commander had said.When Kin...  Read More
Never Make A Deal With The Enemy
on May 24th, 2023
In the third year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, Hezekiah son of Ahaz king of Judah began to reign.  . . . In the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah's reign, Sennacherib king of Assyria attacked all the fortified cities of Judah and captured them.  . . . The king of Assyria exacted from Hezekiah . . . three hundred talents of silver and thirty talents of gold. So Hezekiah gave him all the sil...  Read More
Worthless Idols Will Make You Worthless
on May 23rd, 2023
In the twelfth year of Ahaz king of Judah, Hoshea son of Elah became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned nine years. He did evil in the eyes of the LORD . . . Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up to attack Hoshea . . . Shalmaneser seized him and put him in prison. The king of Assyria invaded the entire land, marched against Samaria and laid siege to it for three years. In the ninth year of Ho...  Read More
The Amazing Power Of God
on May 22nd, 2023
Elisha died and was buried. Now Moabite raiders used to enter the country every spring. Once while some Israelites were burying a man, suddenly they saw a band of raiders; so they threw the man's body into Elisha's tomb. When the body touched Elisha's bones, the man came to life and stood up on his feet.  2 Kings 13:20-21 This passage is the last reference to the prophet Elisha in the old testamen...  Read More
Shoot Your Arrows of Victory
on May 21st, 2023
Now Elisha had been suffering from the illness from which he died. Jehoash king of Israel went to see him and wept over him, "My father! My father!" he cried, "The chariots and horsemen of Israel!"Elisha said, "Get a bow and some arrows," and he did so. "Take the bow in your hands," he said to the king of Israel. When he had taken it, Elisha put his hands on the king's hands. "Open the east window...  Read More
Are You Fighting The Good Fight?
on May 20th, 2023
For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge will award to me on that day -- and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for His appearing.    2 Timothy 4:6-8 The length ...  Read More
Focus On The Horses And Chariots of Fire
on May 19th, 2023
When the servant of the man of God got up and went out early the next morning, an army with horses and chariots had surrounded the city. "Oh no, my lord! What shall we do?" the servant asked. "Don't be afraid," the prophet answered. "Those who are with us are more than those who are with them."And Elisha prayed, "Open his eyes, LORD, so that he may see," Then the LORD opened the servant's eyes, an...  Read More
There are More On Your Side Than You Realize
on May 18th, 2023
Now the king of Aram was at war with Israel. After conferring with his officers, he said, "I will set up my camp in such and such a place."The man of God sent word to the king of Israel: "Beware of passing that place, because the Arameans are going down there." So the king of Israel checked on the place indicated by the man of God. Time and again Elisha warned the king, so that he was on his guard...  Read More
Is It Really Worth It?
on May 17th, 2023
. . . After Naaman had traveled some distance, Gehazi, the servant of Elisha said to himself, "My master was too easy on Naaman, this Aramean, by not accepting from him what he brought. As surely as the LORD lives, I will run after him and get something from him." So Gehazi hurried after Naaman. When Naaman saw him running toward him, he got down from the chariot to meet him. "Is everything all ri...  Read More