Tag archive: 1 Kings

Moving On

No matter how great or evil a king was, they were always replaced. 1 Kings 22.29-53 Reference:  v.40 Ahab rested with his fathers.  And Ahaziah his son succeeded him as king. (NIV Bible) Explore:  My boss and I both came from the same church before working for Northern Community Church of Christ.  While he left…

You Can’t Handle The Truth

Do I look fat in this?  Do you like my new car?  Am I singing in tune?  Often the truth hurts and maybe even at times we 'can't handle the truth' because it will alter our existing mind-set. 1 Kings 22.1-28 Reference:  v.18  The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "Didn't I tell you that…

Men Behaving Badly

I could not help but be amused when I saw my friend's toddler chuck a tantrum the other day. 1 Kings 21.1-29 Reference:  v.4  So Ahab went home, sullen and angry because Naboth the Jezreelite had said, "I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers."  He lay on his bed sulking and refused…

Here I Am, Lord

I know it's ridiculous but this year I realised that I had a warped sense of following God. 1 Kings 20.35-43 Reference:  v.37  The prophet found another man and said, "Strike me, please."  So the man struck him and wounded him.  (NIV Bible) Explore:  The one song that I will always remember from my theological…

Who Stole The Cookie?

It's just a fun little song that gets everyone involved and I thought of this little ditty when I read through today's passage. 1 Kings 20.13-34 Reference:  v.14b "And who will start the battle?" he asked.  The prophet answered, "You will." (NIV Bible) Explore:   "Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?" is a children's…

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