Righteousness and Evil

"And the king sent, and they gathered unto him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem.  And the king went up into the house of the LORD, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, both small and … Continue reading Righteousness and Evil

The Prophet is Affected By the Drought Too

"And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.  And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, 'Get thee hence, and turn thee eastward, and … Continue reading The Prophet is Affected By the Drought Too

The King, The Man of GOD, and The Prophet

"And, behold, there came a man of God out of Judah by the word of the LORD unto Bethel: and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.  And he cried against the altar in the word of the LORD, and said, 'O altar, altar, thus saith the LORD; 'Behold, a child shall be born … Continue reading The King, The Man of GOD, and The Prophet

Recognizing the True Prophet

"If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, and the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, 'Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them;' thou shalt not hearken … Continue reading Recognizing the True Prophet

Even the False Will Bless Whom GOD Has Blessed

"And when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he went not, as at other times, to seek for enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness. And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon … Continue reading Even the False Will Bless Whom GOD Has Blessed

The Peril of Haughty Daughters

"Moreover the LORD saith, 'Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet: therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will discover … Continue reading The Peril of Haughty Daughters

When Evil Leadership Influences a Nation

Reading today from 2 Kings 19 - 21... "But they hearkened not: and Manasseh seduced them to do more evil than did the nations whom the LORD destroyed before the children of Israel." 2 Kings 21:9 (KJB) Hezekiah the father of Manasseh was a good, and godly king.  His son Manasseh turned the hearts of … Continue reading When Evil Leadership Influences a Nation