1 Kings 15-16

Summary

1 Kings chapter 15, Abijam’s wicked reign. Asa succeeds him. Asa’s good reign. The war between Baasha and him causes him to make a league with Bed-hadad. Jehoshaphat succeeds Asa. Nadab’s wicked reign. Baasha conspiring against him, executes Ahijah’s prophecy. Nadab’s acts and death. Baasha’s wicked reign.

1 Kings chapter 16, Jehu’s prophecy against Baasha. Elah succeeds him. Zimri, conspiring against Elah, succeeds him. Zimri executes Jehu’s prophecy. Omri, made king by the soldiers, forces Zimri desperately to burn himself. The kingdom being divided, Omri prevails against Tibni. Omri builds Samaria. His wicked reign. Ahab succeeds him. Ahab’s most wicked reign. Joshua’s curse upon Hiel the builder of Jericho.

Insights and Prayers

  • Lord, I know You have used non-Christians to accomplish Your will.
  • Thank You for working behind the scenes to bless my life through those who don’t live for You.
  • I give myself to You, Lord.
  • Lord, I want to be godly and useful.
  • Use me to accomplish Your will in my life and in the lives of many others. Amen.
  • Lord, help me turn away from false religion and false worship.
  • I pray against evil religions so You will stop the spread of their influence.
  • I pray that You will destroy false religions. Amen.

Sources

  • Bible Summary – Adapted from The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge by R. A. Torrey
  • Insights and Prayers – Adapted from The Prayer Bible