Today’s reading: 2 Kings 9:1-10:27

As we arrive at 2 Kings 9 Jehu is anointed king of Israel, and what immediately follows is deadly violence. I find passages like these extremely difficult to read, understand and accept–even knowing that this account is from a much different time period where customs, traditions, practices and laws were nothing like what we follow today. Nevertheless, it’s part of God’s Word as well as biblical history which means I need to know about it and look for lessons from it.

There was one word that kept going through my mind as I read this heavy passage–SIN. Sin is powerful, far-reaching and always has consequences.

What are some of the spiritual consequences when we choose to sin? What helps you keep your focus on God and following His ways? Tami

Source: Tami’s Blog