Baasha was king of Israel from 909–886 BC. His contemporary in Judah was King Asa, the great-grandson of King Solomon. The two kings were polar opposites—while Asa “did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, as his father David had done” (1 Kings 15:11), King Baasha was an evil ruler and followed idolatrous practices..
VERSES: 1 Kings 15 through 2 Kings 24 MEMORY VERSE: 1 Kings 15:11 "And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD." BOOK TO REMEMBER: Psalms. Write "Psalms" on small slips of paper and hand out at the end of class. PRAYER: Pray for the parents of the students that they might do well in the eyes of the LORD. SPECIAL SONG: Children Obey your Parents (see March - Songs We Sing In Bible Class #4 on this blog). VISUAL AID: Use the whiteboard or the chalkboard as your piece of paper and…
It’s worth the effort. Wading through 400 years of history with all its political upheaval is a challenge. When I read through the books of 1 and 2 Kings, I have to keep a timeline handy or sing the songs to try to keep all of those kings straight! But, it’s critical to understand how […]
Quotes about prayer Daily prayer is essential on our walk of faith with Christ. We have to adjust the way that we view prayer. Prayer shouldn't seem like a burden to us. The Creator of the universe has made a way for us to commune with Him, which is such a privilege. He longs to
2 Kings 6:17 Then Elisha prayed, “O Lord, open his eyes and let him see!” The Lord opened the young man’s eyes, and when he looked up, he saw that the hillside around Elisha was filled with horses and chariots of fire.