Isaiah 1-5 – Why do we put such emphasis on Isaiah? We break down tools to help understand and appreciate Isaiah better. Of what does Isaiah prophesy? What can we learn about our day from the words of Isaiah?
Amos & Joel – Why are prophets important? Of what does Amos warn the people? What do we learn from his revelations? How do they relate to prophets today? Joel offers us challenges and blessings. Great lesson. Prepare for General Conference!
2 Chronicles 29-34 – Hezekiah reopens the doors of the temple and has the Levites clean it up for worship. Hezekiah invites all from Judah and Israel to return to Jerusalem to worship, but Israel mocks him. Sennacherib leads Assyria in destroying Israel and laying siege to Jerusalem. Josiah restores Judah to righteousness. Patricia Auxier is with us.
1 Kings 17-19 – Elijah seals the heavens against rain. After two years of famine, Elijah asks the widow of Zarephath to prepare food and water for him. He challenges the priests of Baal and Jezebel to call down fire from heaven. Elijah mocks the weakness of the false priests. Bill Doolittle is back!
1 Kings 12-14; Chronicles 17 – Rehoboam succeeds his father, Solomon, but squanders the chance to rule in righteousness. Eventually, Jeroboam of the northern tribes leads a rebellion and Israel is split in two. What do we learn from the failings of these two leaders? How can we improve as leaders? Jehoshaphat later leads Judah in righteousness.