Confident in God

Today’s reading: 2 Kings 4:18-37 After receiving the miraculous gift of a child and enjoying him for a number of years, the Shunamite woman’s son takes ill and dies quite suddenly and unexpectedly. What an awful situation. Yet what we see from this woman...

Present Help

Today’s reading: Psalm 46:1-11 I love the overarching message of Psalm 46 that we can stand strong and not live in fear because God is in control. But it’s the very first verse that I love most of all. “God is our refuge and strength, a very present...

King Jesus

Today’s reading: Psalm 45:1-17 Psalm 45 is a beautiful love song full of imagery depicting Jesus. As I read through and considered these descriptive phrases and words, I was drawn to verses 2, 4 and 6. Verse 2 because of the way it shows us that Jesus is above...

Extend and Reciprocate

Today’s reading: 2 Kings 4:8-17 The interaction between Elisha and the Shunamite woman puts before us a sweet picture of people being thoughtful and kind hearted as they reach out to help one another–as they are able. The Shunamite woman was wealthy and as...

Thankful!

Today’s reading: Psalm 100:1-5 Well today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States so I decided to take a day away from our trek through 2 Kings to focus on being thankful. Psalm 100:1-5 is perfect for that, and lets us know that every day should be a day of...