2 Kings 

Lesson Number

Class Date


2 Kings 24

May 3, 12

2 Kings 25; 3 Babylonian deportations; Zedekiah taken captive and blinded; siege of Jerusalem; prophecy to Hezekiah fulfilled; Jehoiachin exalted in Babylon; line of David preserved; kindness shown to Jehoiachin an illustration of the future restoration of Israel; God does not forget us even in our most rebellious state; remnant of Jews restored by Cyrus, king of Persia. End of series

2 Kings 23

Apr 26, 12

2 Kings 23:31-24:20; Josiah’s sons, Jehoiakim and Zedekiah , and grandson, Jehoiachin, reign in Judah doing evil in the sight of the Lord; siege of Nebuchadnezzar; first deportation to Babylon; prophet Ezekiel taken to Babylon

2 Kings 22

Apr 12, 12

2 Kings 23:1-30; reforms of Josiah according to the Word of the Books of the Law; 2 Chron 35:1ff

2 Kings 21

Apr 5, 12

2 Kgs 22:1-20; 2 Chron 34:1-7. Beginning his rule at age eight, King Josiah was obedient to the Lord. As prophesied in 1 Ki 13:2, nearly 300 years earlier, Josiah purged the land of idolatry. When the Book of the Law was discovered and Josiah learned how unfaithful the southern kingdom had been, he demonstrated remorse. A prophetess informed him that the Lord's judgment was coming for Judah, but the king would be spared.

2 Kings 20

Mar 29, 12

2 Kings 21; 2 Chron 33; Manasseh did evil in the Lord’s sight; promoted paganism across Judah; enslaved by the Babylonians, repented and reversed course but his reputation as pagan king was entrenched

2 Kings 19

Mar 22, 12

2 Kings 20; Isaiah 38; Hezekiah’s prayer, sign of God’s answer-turned time backward; Hezekiah’s life and reign extended 15 years

2 Kings 18

Mar 8, 12

2 Kings 19: Hezekiah restores the Temple reinstates the Passover, intercedes with God on behalf of Israel; God answers Hezekiah’s prayer and 185,000 Assyrians besieging Jerusalem are killed overnight; Sennacharib murdered by his sons

2 Kings 17

Mar 1, 12

2 Kings 18; Hezekiah ascends to the throne in Judah; remnant of 12 tribes preserved despite the fall of the NK

2 Kings 16

Feb 23, 12

2 Kings 17; Hoshea, last king of the Northern Kingdom; God’s testimony against the NK; stages of divine discipline

2 Kings 15

Feb 16, 12

2 Kings 16; apostate reign of Ahaz in Judah; child sacrifices in Southern Kingdom

2 Kings 14

Feb 9, 12

2 Kings 15; Uzziah; 2 Chron 26; Zechariah; Shallum; Menahem; Pekahiah; Pekah; Jotham; longsuffering of God

2 Kings 13

Feb 2, 12

2 Kings 14; Amaziah and Jehoash; Judah and Israel go to war; conspiracy against Amaziah when he worships false gods; Uzziah made king of Judah; Jeraboam II made king of Israel

2 Kings 12

Dec 1, 11

2 Kgs 13; death of Elisha; limiting what God can do in our lives; God never abandons Israel, and He never abandons us

2 Kings 11

Nov 17, 11

2 Kgs 11 & 12; Athaliah and Joash; Jehoiada influence on Joash; Joash Repairs the Temple; God's discipline on Judah under Joash; Joash dies the Sin Unto Death; 2 Chron 24

2 Kings 10

Nov 10, 11

2 Kgs 10; Jehu, king of Israel, a very deceptive man; destruction of Ahab’s dynasty; doing the right thing but for the wrong reason; God requires spiritual obedience

2 Kings 09

Nov 3, 11

2 Kgs 9:1-37; Review of the royalty in the No. and So. Kingdoms; Elisha dispatches a prophet to accomplish the last of the three part mission God gave to Elijah (1 Kings 19:15-17);; Joram of Israel is wounded in the battle at Ramoth Gilead and is convalescing at Jezreel; his nephew Ahaziah, King of Judah, is visiting him; Jehu anointed king of Israel and then popularly acclaimed as king of Israel by the army; Jehu hurries to Jezreel catching Joram and the King of Judah (Ahaziah) by surprise and kills them; Jehu then kills Jezebel. Jezebel is not buried, but eaten by wild dogs as prophesied by Elijah (1 Kgs 21:23)

2 Kings 08

Oct 27, 11

2 Kgs 8:1-29; Elisha’s continuing ministry; Shunammite woman delivered from famine; Elisha prophesies Ben Hadad’s death and Hazael’s rule; tracing the kings of Judah and Israel; daughter of Ahab, Athaliah, influences her husband and son for evil

2 Kings 07

Oct 20, 11

2 Kgs 6:24-7:20; Syria besieges Samaria; famine reveals spiritual degeneracy of Samaria; rejection of God’s Word and principles of truth results in irrational and evil standards; in grace God delivers Samaria from Syrian army even though they remain unfaithful

2 Kings 06

Oct 13, 11

2 Kgs 6:1-24; Elisha miracles encourage the prophets; God is interested and involved in each individuals life; Elisha’s reputation well known beyond Israel; Elisha’s confidence in the power and provision of God enabled him to lead the blinded Syrian army to Samaria; God exploits His miracle and releases the Syrian captives

2 Kings 05

Oct 6, 11

2 Kgs 5:1-27; God affects history through Syria; 1 Kgs:19-15; Elisha demonstrates the power of God in healing Naaman; greedy act of Gehazi impugns both Elisha and God and results in him and his descendants being cursed with leprosy

2 Kings 04

Sep 29, 11

2 Kgs 4:1-42; Elisha and the famine in Israel, a spiritual problem; debt resolution in Israel; Lev 25:39-45

2 Kings 03

Sep 22, 11

2 Kgs 3:1-27; Elisha and the campaign against Moab; delivering water to the armies of Israel and Edom just as easy for God as giving victory over Moab; pagan king of Moab offers human sacrifice, his own heir to the throne. to appease his gods

2 Kings 02

Sep 15, 11

2 Kgs 2:1-25; Elijah, Elisha, and the Whirlwind-the transition of the prophet’s ministry; Elijah did not die but was taken to heaven, a forerunner for Christ; Elisha receives the same power as Elijah possessed

2 Kings 01

Sep 8, 11

2 Kgs 1:1-18; introduction; Ahaziah rejects God; contest between the authority of God and the authority of the king’s representative