We end 2 Kings with the last remnant of God’s chosen people being taken out of the Promised Land because of their failure to follow His commands, and we begin Paul’s second letter to the church at Corinth.
At last we hear about a good king, but is it too late?
Lots of action, an Assyrian king thinks he is pretty “hot stuff”, and a sad end to another king.
Many more kings. And Jereboam son of Nebat who encouraged Israel to sin is referenced several more times. What a legacy for Jereboam!
The kings do not wholeheartedly follow the Lord, but He remains true to the promise He made to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
Action, intrigue and the fulfillment of God’s prophesies!
Elisha sees an enormous Heavenly army surrounding the enemy.
Elisha’s ministry begins.
Some kings continue to disregard the Lord, a prophet of God is disrespected, and Elijah is taken up to Heaven.