Amos started the book with prophesies, then sermons or messages. Chapter 7 begins Amos' visions....continue reading "Amos 7 (Israel)"
Israel's time on earth is quickly approaching its end and it seems to be taking the same hard-hearted approach we saw in Jonah on his mission from God. We have one chapter in each book and then, chronologically, we'll start in to Isaiah and Amos- prophets who were less petulant to God's message....continue reading "II Kings 15 and II Chronicles 26"
I think we're heading into the beginning of the end of the nation of Israel prior to the Assyrian and Babylonia defeats....continue reading "II Kings 14; II Chronicles 25"
So we finally have the house of Ahab scrubbed from Israel and Judah. Jehu meeting God's mandate and then far exceeding it in brutality to secure his authority on the throne in the north; and the Lord using the high priest and his wife to save the remaining offspring in the line of David, taking the throne at the tender age of 7....continue reading "II Kings 12-13; II Chronicles 24"