The people of Samaria don’t fear the Lord and instead of preachers, God sends lions. A priest is sent to catechize the people but apparently does a bad job. Hezekiah becomes king in Judah and does what none before him would do. And the bronze serpent returns out of nowhere. Chad and Daniel discuss it. Have a listen!
In this special Christmas episode, Chad Bird, Erick Sorensen, Daniel Emery Price, and Scott Keith discuss the first 18 verses of the Gospel According to John. Have a listen and Merry Christmas!
Israel becomes a vassal state under the reign of Hoshea. He tries to make an alliance with Egypt resulting in his capture by the Assyrians. The kingdom falls and we are given all the reasons why. In the end, how long can you poke the bear and not get bit? Chad and Daniel discuss it. Have a listen!
Ahaz goes down as one of the worst kings ever as he engages in false worship on a whole new level and begins to distance the kingdom from the identity that God gave them. Chad and Daniel discuss it. Have a listen!
Azariah does what is right in the sight of God, yet his pride causes him to become a leper. Four generations of Jehu sit on the throne. Menahem goes beyond the evil of those before him and pays off potential threats. Kings come and go but the high places remain. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Amaziah is a middle of the road king who spares some enemies but kills many more. He makes an unwise challenge to Jehoahaz and ends up a prisoner. Kings come and go as the assignation rate increases. And Jeroboam II is a sinner like his namesake, but God is going to use him to save His people. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Joash seeks help from a sick and old Elisha but doesn’t strike the ground with arrows enough times. Elisha dies and a nameless man ends up being buried with him and comes back to life. And sometimes it’s the faith of others that results in God being merciful to you. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jehoash begins his reign at 7 years old and everything goes well as long as he has the voice of his priest to listen to. The temple needs work, but the funds are going elsewhere. The king is struck down and judgment is coming… along with a savior. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jehu has all the zeal but somehow there are still golden calves hanging around. The queen mother has the entire royal family killed apart from a young prince who is hidden by a priest. A plan is put in place and a new king is crowned. Is it all treason? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel are joined by Erick Sorensen and Caleb Keith in this episode recorded live from the Here We Still Stand Conference. It’s all about Psalm 19 and why nature is not enough. Have a listen!
Ahab has 70 sons that Jehu is determined to deal with. Jehu proves to be not only a ruthless warrior but a good politician. And the worshipers of Baal gather for a special sacrifice. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jehu is riding like a madman and there is no peace in his path for idol worshippers. There is land that still belongs to Naboth. And Jezebel hurls insults out a window before being hurled out herself. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Three bad kings go to war. Elisha tells one of the sons of the prophets to stop everything and surprise anoint a new king. The new king is Jehu, but will the people accept it? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Elisha tells his friends to leave the land before famine comes and returns at the perfect moment. The king of Syria is sick and wants a son of no one to ask Elisha if he will live. And Elisha gives good news and bad news with tears in his eyes. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Elisha is in his house when the king comes for him, and Elisha makes a seemingly impossible prophecy. Four lepers decide to roll the dice and approach the camp of the Syrians rather than starve. The sound of dual armies has resulted in a day of gospel. And Elisha’s words come to pass. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
The king of Syria is thinking about war, but Elisha knows what is going on behind closed doors. Chariots of fire come to the aid of God’s people and Elisha has a feast for their enemies. And a famine strikes the land resulting in terrible desperation. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Naaman comes out of the Jordan river believing in the one true God but needs a little help with his theology. Gehazi lets his greed get the better of him. And a son of the prophets loses a borrowed ax head in the river and Elisha helps him. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel talk about the recent events in Chad’s life and the relationship between grief and the promises of God. The commander of the Syrian army has everything going for him, but he is a leper. Elisha has a way for him to be made clean, but is this commander willing to do it? Have a listen!
The Shunammite woman’s son dies but God is in the business of resurrection. A man makes a deadly stew that Elisha cleanses. And Elisha feeds 100 men with 20 loaves of bread previewing one of Jesus’ most famous miracles. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Who does God want to win this battle and what exactly does “shall” mean? Elisha multiplies a jar of oil to help a widow. And a wealthy couple decides to build Elisha a room on their roof and in return Elisha makes an incredible promise. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Some young men mock Elisha and are torn apart by two she bears. The king of Israel and the king of Judah team up against the Moabites without asking the Lord if it is a good idea. And Elisha needs a musician. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Elisha refuses to leave the side of Elijah. People tell Elisha that his mentor is going away, and Elisha says he knows this. Elijah is taken by God in a whirlwind and a chariot of fire. And Elisha ends up with the cloak of the prophet of fire. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel begin 2 Kings in this episode. King Ahaziah has an accident and is worried that he may not recover so he sends messengers to inquire of false gods. God sends Elijah to tell him that he will not recover resulting in the King trying to hunt down the Prophet at the expense of 102 lives. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel wrap up 1 Kings in this episode. God is not pleased with Ahab acquiring Naboth’s vineyard and sends Elijah to give him a hard word. Ahab asks false prophets if he should go to war. There is a lying spirit in certain mouths and a stray arrow in the gap of Ahab’s armor. Have a listen!
A son of a prophet needs to get hit in the face to make a parable convincing and if you’re unwilling to strike him, a lion may strike you. Ahab wants a man’s vineyard, but he refuses to sell it to him, so the king goes home sad. But Jezebel knows how to get what she wants and it will be bloody. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!