As Solomon closes his prayer, the power of God in the form of fire comes down from Heaven and consumes the sacrifices in the temple.
The lineage of the priests and Levites is listed for us here in chapter 6. This genealogy is extremely important as the standing of these
This opening chapter gives us a genealogy starting with Adam and following many of his descendants through time. We see Seth, Enoch, Noah, Abraham and
Jehoiakim is king of Judah as things spiral down towards God’s judgement. The nation is weak and sin-sick under his leadership. Now Nebuchadnezzer the king
Leadership in Israel is about to shift. At this time we have the remnants of Ahab’s kingdom still ruling. Jezebel still has great influence as
When we left Samaria in chapter 6 there was incredible need in the city. The Syrian siege of the city had caused citywide starvation and
Through the works of God and the boldness of Elisha the number of those training for the ministry is exploding. So much so that they
In Syria there is a great military leader named Naaman who is a leper. Though he is powerful and wealthy, he can find no solution