Daily reading

Today’s reading is: 1 Kgs. 22:10-40,51-53; 2 Chr. 18:9-20:30


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1st Kings Chapter Twenty-Two

(Outline continues from yesterday)

  1. (covered Day 168)
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    2. (covered Day 168)
    3. Micaiah’s first message (1st Kgs. 22:13-15) was same flattery the false prophets had been feeding Ahab (1st Kgs. 22:6,10-12), until he is placed under oath in the name of YHWH (1st Kgs. 22:16).
    4. Micaiah’s second message was the accurate prophetic account of Ahab’s coming battle (1st Kgs. 22:17-18).
    5. Micaiah spoke for a third time, and delivered the Divine viewpoint for how the angelic conflict was playing out in the kingdom of Israel (1st Kgs. 22:19-23).
    6. The faithful prophet is mistreated, and the false prophets are exalted (1st Kgs. 22:24-28).
  2. Ahab and Jehoshaphat led the attack for the liberation of Ramoth-gilead (1st Kgs. 22:29-33).
  3. Ahab dies in battle, despite his meager attempt to hide his identity (1st Kgs. 22:34-40).

(1st Kgs. 22:41-50 outline will be provided tomorrow)

  1. The chapter concludes with a summary description of the reign of Ahaziah, son of Ahab (1st Kgs. 22:51-53).

2nd Chronicles Chapter Eighteen

(Outline continues from yesterday)

  1. Ahab enjoyed listening to the false prophets (2nd Chr. 18:5,9-11) who were communicating demonic lies (2nd Chr. 18:18-22).
  2. Ahab hated listening to the Lord’s true prophet who was communicating Divine truth (2nd Chr. 18:7,17,23-27).

2nd Chronicles Chapter Nineteen

  1. When Jehoshaphat returned from Ahab’s campaign against Ramoth-gilead, he is rebuked by Jehu the son of Hanani (2nd Chr. 19:1-3).
  2. Jehoshaphat responds to the Lord’s rebuke by returning to a ministry of Bible teaching (2nd Chr. 19:4), and establishing a Godly judicial circuit (2nd Chr. 19:5-11).
    1. Municipal judges in the cities of Judah (2nd Chr. 19:5-7).
    2. A higher court of Levitical judges in Jerusalem (2nd Chr. 19:8-11).

2nd Chronicles Chapter Twenty

  1. The Lord tested Jehoshaphat’s faith, and the faith of Judah by allowing Judah to be invaded by Moabites, Ammonites, and Meunites (2nd Chr. 20:1 cf. 17:10 & 20:29-30).
  2. Jehoshaphat responded to the test by humbling himself in prayer (2nd Chr. 20:2-13).
  3. The answer to Jehoshaphat’s prayer comes through the Levitical prophet Jahaziel (2nd Chr. 20:14-19).
  4. Jehoshaphat claimed the promise and proceeded by faith (2nd Chr. 20:20-23) while the Lord brought about the answer to prayer that He had promised.
  5. Judah plundered their enemies and gave the Lord the glory for His berachāh blessings (2nd Chr. 20:24-30).

(Chapter Twenty continues tomorrow)