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Category Archives: II Kings
Yesterday, Derek Rishmawy posted some comments about the troubling story in II Kings 2 about God sending she-bears to maul young people who were mocking the prophet Elisha. Jamie Duguid left an informative comment under Derek’s post about that story, … Continue reading
In my latest reading of John’s Gospel: The Way It Happened, Lee Harmon makes an interesting point about the story of Jesus multiplying the loaves and the fishes in John 6. According to Lee, Jesus and the people were eating … Continue reading
On page 131 of Messianism Within the Scriptural Scrolls of Isaiah, Randall Heskett states the following: “[Isaiah] 11:11-16 reflects the exact style and order of the fifth century oracle in 62:10-12. The way in which the editors have linked these … Continue reading
1. Today was a Sabbath, namely, the first day of the Feast of Tabernacles, and so I did a weekly quiet time. I studied II Kings 25, which is the last chapter of the book. I like how it ends … Continue reading
1. I finished Henri Blocher’s In the Beginning just now. In his appendix, he discusses the creationist/evolutionist debate, presenting each side in a fair manner (in my opinion). He finds the young-earth, anti-evolution creationist arguments to be wanting, contending that … Continue reading
The Day of Atonement is drawing to a close. This year, I’ve drawn lessons on it from a variety of sources: my weekly quiet time on II Kings 24, Harold Kushner’s Who Needs God?, Miroslav Volf’s Against the Tide, Henri … Continue reading
For my weekly quiet time today, I studied II Kings 23. King Josiah of Judah is inaugurating reforms in response to the Book of the Law that was discovered in the temple. He cleanses Judah and even Northern Israel of … Continue reading
I feel like I’m getting a cold, so my points today will be brief. 1. Today is a Sabbath, the Feast of Trumpets, so I did a chapter from my weekly quiet time. I studied II Kings 22, which is … Continue reading
I’m a little tired right now, probably because I got up late and thus finished my weekly quiet time and my readings later than usual. So my comments will be terse. 1. For my weekly quiet time, I studied II … Continue reading