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Following the chronological order of the Old Testament; I am in II Kings and II Chronicles and taking a side tour to Jonah during the reign of Jeroboam II.

...continue reading "Jonah 1"

In my attempt to read the Bible in chronological order, both the Blue Letter Bible and the NIV chronological Bible have Jonah up next, in the midst of II Kings and II Chronicles. I recently did a bible study on Jonah, so I'm anxious to see what comes of this personal study.

...continue reading "Intro to Jonah"

This section is focused on the ministry of the prophet Elisha. So far we've seen him intervene in the affairs of nations, leaders, random individuals, and those who serve and learn from him.

...continue reading "II Kings 6 and 7"

In this section, we're learning about the many amazing miracles and stories about the prophet Elisha. I always thought of Elisha as being Elijah's "little brother"; but I see that I was wrong. I think many of the things that Elisha has done have exceeded Elijah. And Elisha is the archetype more like Jesus. His works are meant to accomplish very different things than Elijah. It's very interesting!

...continue reading "II Kings 5"

We've seen Elijah's big exit and Elisha letting everyone know that the new kid is for real! Now Elisha begins his work as God's messenger to the kings.

...continue reading "II Kings 3-4"

Following the Blue Letter Bible chronological reading plan, they list these two psalms beside Obadiah. Having finished Obadiah, I suspect they misplaced it too early in Old Testament events, although this seems to be debated without a decisive conclusion.

So, I suspect these may feel a it out of order, as well. But I suspect they are tied to Obadiah, so I would like to read them together.

Then I will begin II Kings.

...continue reading "Psalms 82 and 83"

Many of these may be similar to the I King stories, but with more information about Judah's story. While much of this may have been touched on previously, this is new reading for me in II Chronicles.

...continue reading "II Chronicles: All Things Elijah, Ahab, and Jehoshaphat (Chs. 17-20)"

I took a close look at these chapters recently, so this will be a high-level brief look back at these events.

...continue reading "I Kings: All Things Elijah, Ahab, and Jehoshaphat (Chs. 17-22)"

Continued refresher, as I am going back through some of I Kings and II Chronicles that I've already reviewed before resuming my attempt at chronologically reading the Old Testament.

...continue reading "More Goin’ Back to Go Forward"