Daily Devotional

Daybreak: 2 Kings 11:1-21

February 29, 2020

“But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king’s sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain.” (2 Kings 11:2)

Ray was an adventuresome boy, and several times that spirit of adventure put his life in serious danger. On one occasion, he and several other...

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Daybreak: 2 Kings 10:1-36

February 28, 2020

“But Jehu took no heed to walk in the law of the Lord God of Israel with all his heart: for he departed not from the sins of Jeroboam, which made Israel to sin.” (2 Kings 10:31)

One of my favorite stories about my grandfather, Alba Green, is how he came into the Apostolic Faith Church. Grandpa had been involved in a religious community in the State of Washington, and...

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Daybreak: 2 Kings 9:1-37

February 27, 2020

“And Elisha the prophet called one of the children of the prophets, and said unto him, Gird up thy loins, and take this box of oil in thine hand, and go to Ramoth-gilead: And when thou comest thither, look out there Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi, and go in, and make him arise up from among his brethren, and carry him to an inner chamber; Then take the box of...

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Daybreak: 2 Kings 8:16-29

February 26, 2020

“And he walked in the way of the house of Ahab, and did evil in the sight of the Lord, as did the house of Ahab: for he was the son in law of the house of Ahab.” (2 Kings 8:27)

Have you noticed that small children are great imitators? Their first words are echoes of what they hear. If we say “bye-bye,” they repeat it. Even that oft-spoken “no” comes from them hearing an...

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Daybreak: 2 Kings 8:1-15

February 25, 2020

“And it came to pass, as he was telling the king how he had restored a dead body to life, that, behold, the woman, whose son he had restored to life, cried to the king for her house and for her land. And Gehazi said, My lord, O king, this is the woman, and this is her son, whom Elisha restored to life.” (2 Kings 8:5)

God is always ahead of us, and He can...

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Daybreak: 2 Kings 6:24 through 7:20

February 24, 2020

“Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the Lord would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereof.” (2 Kings 7:2)

George Müller (1805-1898) was a man of faith and prayer. When God put it in his heart to build orphanages for the many ragged children running...

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Daybreak: 2 Kings 6:1-23

February 23, 2020

“And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an host compassed the city both with horses and chariots. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! how shall we do?” (2 Kings 6:15)

A missionary in Mongolia named James Gilmour had first aid knowledge but was not a doctor. One day a wounded soldier with a thigh bone that was badly broken was...

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Daybreak: 2 Kings 5:1-27

February 22, 2020

“And she said unto her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.” (2 Kings 5:3)

Agnes Clasper was saved in 1911 when she was in her early teens and living in Scotland. Later she married, and she and her husband had a little girl who was diagnosed with tuberculosis. Agnes said, “We spent a fortune to try to...

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Daybreak: 2 Kings 4:18-44

February 21, 2020

“So she went and came unto the man of God to mount Carmel. And it came to pass, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant, Behold, yonder is that Shunammite: Run now, I pray thee, to meet her, and say unto her, Is it well with thee? is it well with thy husband? is it well with the child? And she answered, It is well.”...

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Daybreak: 2 Kings 4:1-17

February 20, 2020

“Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall; and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a stool, and a candlestick: and it shall be, when he cometh to us, that he shall turn in thither.” (2 Kings 4:10)

It always began with a phone call to my husband, Jerry. “Sam (short for Samson or “strong man,” and her way of saying she had a need for...

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