Archive for category 1&2 Kings

The Four Lepers: Outcasts sharing good news (2 Kings 7:3-20)

 Read 2 Kings 7:3-20 on Bible Gateway The situation in Samaria, the capital of Israel, was bleak. The city was under siege from the invading Aramean army and 2 Kings 6:24-33 describes the situation. There was a famine (v25) and so the price of anything that could be eaten rocketed. This included extortionate prices for […]

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The Little Slave Girl: Speaking with compassion and faith (2 Kings 5:1-14)

Naaman was a captain of the army of the king of Aram, which was a nation to the north of Israel with a border roughly equivalent to that of modern-day Syria. God had given Naaman and his army military victory over Israel and he is described as being a great man who was highly respected […]

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