Now Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, “Because I bore him in pain.” And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!” So God granted him what he requested. 1 Chronicles 4:9-10 Continue reading
Month: June 2018
Memorable Scripture: Obey the Word of God
Then they killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, put out the eyes of Zedekiah, bound him with bronze fetters, and took him to Babylon. 2 Kings 25:7 Continue reading
Memorable Scripture: Restoration of a Nation
Now it happened, when the king heard the words of the Book of the Law, that he tore his clothes. 2 Kings 22:11 Continue reading
Memorable Scripture: Undoing what is done – restoration through Christ.
Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned fifty-five years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Hephzibah. 2 Kings 21:1 Continue reading
Memorable Scripture: Ask for a sign.
In those days Hezekiah was sick and near death. And Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, went to him and said to him, “Thus says the Lord: ‘Set your house in order, for you shall die, and not live.’ ” 2 Kings 20:1 Continue reading
Memorable Scripture: The downfall of a nation
Therefore the Lord was very angry with Israel, and removed them from His sight; there was none left but the tribe of Judah alone. 2 Kings 17:18 Continue reading
Memorable Scripture: Giving up your Godly identity.
But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel; indeed he made his son pass through the fire, according to the abominations of the nations whom the Lord had cast out from before the children of Israel. 2 Kings 16:3 Continue reading
Memorable Scripture: touching lives after you’re gone
Then Elisha died, and they buried him. And the raiding bands from Moab invaded the land in the spring of the year. So it was, as they were burying a man, that suddenly they spied a band of raiders; and they put the man in the tomb of Elisha; and when the man was let down and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived and stood on his feet. 2 Kings 13:20-21 Continue reading
Memorable Scripture: the end of Jezebel
So they went to bury her, but they found no more of her than the skull and the feet and the palms of her hands. 2 Kings 9:35 Continue reading
Memorable Scripture: Don’t let anyone steal your blessing.
Then Elisha said, “Hear the word of the Lord. Thus says the Lord: Tomorrow about this time a seah of fine flour shall be sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, at the gate of Samaria.’ ”
So an officer on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God and said, “Look, if the Lord would make windows in heaven, could this thing be?”
And he said, “In fact, you shall see it with your eyes, but you shall not eat of it.” 2 Kings 7:1-2 Continue reading