Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

June 26- Review and Reflections

June 26- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 9:14-10:31

Acts 17:1-34

Psalm 144:1-15

Proverbs 17:27-28



Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 9:14-29.Jehu drew his _____________ with full strength and shot Jehoram between his arms and the arrow came out at his heart, and he sank down in his chariot.

Jehu pursued Ahaziah and said, “Shoot him also in the ______________.” And they shot him at the Ascent of Gur, which is by Ibleam. Then he fled to Megiddo, and died there.



2. Read 2 Kings 9:30-37. What did Jezebel do when she heard that Jehu had come to Jezreel?


Jehu looked up at the window, and said, “Who is on my ______________? Who?”


Who threw Jezebel down?


3. Read 2 Kings 10:1-17. Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. What did Jehu do to them?


Jehu killed all who remained of the house of Ahab in Jezreel, and all his great men and his close ____________________  and his priests, until he left him none remaining.



4. Read 2 Kings 10:18-31.Why did Jehu say, “Ahab served Baal a little, Jehu will serve him much.”?


Jehu took no heed to walk in the __________ of the Lord God of Israel.



5. Read Acts 17:1-9. How many Sabbaths did Paul go to the synagogue of the Jews to reason with them from the Scriptures?


Why did the rulers of the city take security from Jason?



6. Read Acts 17:10-15. The brethren sent Paul and Silas away by night to _______________.

Many people in Thessalonica received the word with all readiness, and searched the ___________________ daily.

When the Jews from Thessalonica learned that the word of God was preached by Paul at Berea, they came there also and ______________ up the crowds.

The brethren sent ____________  away, but both Silas and Timothy remained there.



7. Read Acts 17:16-34.Paul’s spirit was provoked within him when he saw that ______________ was given over to idols.

Paul stood in the midst of the Areopagus and said, “Men of Athens, I perceive that in all things you are very religious, for as I was passing through and considering the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO THE _________________________   ________________.

God commands all men everywhere to ___________________.

God has appointed a day on which He will __________ the world in righteousness.



8. Read Proverbs 17:27-28. A man of understanding is of a calm _________________.

A person is counted wise when he holds his ________________.



Dear Father,

You are my Lord, my Rock and my fortress. You shower me with lovingkindness. You are my high tower, my shield and my deliverer. It’s in You I take refuge. Even though You are the creator of the entire universe, You are mindful of me. Thank-you for rescuing me and delivering me from the hand of my enemy. I will sing a new song to You, O Lord, my God. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help me to keep my eyes on You, the one who supplies all my needs. In You there is no lack.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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June 25- Review and Reflections

June 25- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 8:1-9:13

Acts 16:16-40

Psalm 143:1-12

Proverbs 17:26



Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 8:1-6. What did Elisha tell the woman whose son he had restored to life?


Where did the woman and her household go?


How long were they there?


At the end of seven years, the woman returned from the land of the Philistines; and she went to make an appeal to the ___________ for her house and for her land.

The king appointed a certain officer for her, saying, “________________  all that was hers, and all the proceeds of the field from the day that she left the land until now.”



2. Read 2 Kings 8:7-15. Why was Elisha weeping?


Why did Hazael kill the king?



3. Read 2 Kings 8:16-24. The Lord would not destroy Judah, for the sake of His servant _________________.



4. Read 2 Kings 8:25-29. Ahaziah was ______________ years old when he became king.

Ahaziah walked in the way of the house of Ahab, and did _____________ in the sight of the Lord.



5. Read 2 Kings 9:1-13. Elisha the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets, and said to him, “Get yourself ready, take this flask of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth Gilead. What was he to do there?


Jehu was instructed to strike down the house of _________________.



6. Read Acts 16:16-40. Why were the masters of the servant girl in a rage?


Paul and Silas and dragged were beaten with rods and then thrown into _________________.

What happened at midnight as Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God.

What kept the keeper of the prison from killing himself?


What did the keeper of the prison ask Paul and Silas?



7. Read Proverbs 17:26. To punish the _________________________ is not good.



Dear Father,

Thank-you for hearing my prayer and giving ear to my supplications. You are faithful to answer me. You give me light when the enemy surrounds me with darkness. Deliver me, O Lord, from my enemies. In You I take shelter. My soul longs for You like a thirsty land. Thank-you that You do not hide Your face from me. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help me to meditate on Your Words when the enemy tries to persecute my soul or tries to crush my life. May I always turn to You first when I am overwhelmed. Cause me to meditate on all Your works and to muse on the work of Your hands. Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God. Lead me in the land of uprightness. Revive me, O Lord, for Your name’s sake! For Your righteousness’ sake bring my soul out of trouble.

In Jesus‘ name, Amen.

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June 24- Review and Reflections

June 24- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 6:1-7:20

Acts 15:36-16:15

Psalm 142:1-7

Proverbs 17:24-25



Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 6:1-7. Why did the sons of the prophets want to go to the Jordan?


What happened when they were cutting down trees?


What miracle did Elisha perform concerning the ax head?



2. Read 2 Kings 6:8-23.Elisha said, “Do not fear, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” How is this passage a comfort to you?


Elisha prayed to the Lord, and said, “Strike this people, I pray, with _______________.” And God struck them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.



3. Read 2 Kings 6:24-7:2. A donkey’s head was sold for ___________ shekels of silver.

One-fourth of a kab of dove _________________ for five shekels of silver.

When the king heard the words of the woman, he tore his clothes and wore sackcloth. Why?


Elisha said, “__________________  about this time a seah of fine flour shall be sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, at the gate of Samaria.”



4. Read 2 Kings 7:3:20.  There were four leprous men setting at the entrance of the gate. What did they do?


What did the leprous men find at the Syrian camp?


Why did the leprous men go back to the city gate?


The people went out and ___________________________ the tents of the Syrians.

What happened to the officer had that had said, “Now look, if the Lord would make windows in heaven, could such a thing be?” ?



5. Acts 15:36-41. What was Paul and  Barnabas‘s disagreement about?


What happened as a result of this disagreement?


Barnabas took Mark and sailed to ________________.

Paul chose _____________ and departed, being commended by the brethren to the grace of God.



6. Read Acts 16:1-5. Why did Paul want Timothy circumcised ?


7. Read 16:6-10. Paul and Timothy were forbidden by the ___________   ____________to preach the word in Asia.

How did Paul and Timothy know they were to go to Macedonia?



8. Read Acts 16:11-15. What did Lydia do for a living?



9. Read Proverbs 17:24-25. Wisdom is in the sight of him who has _______________________.

The eyes of a ____________ are on the ends of the earth.

A foolish son is a ____________ to his father.

A foolish son is __________________ to her who bore him.



Dear Father,

Thank-you for allowing me to cry out to the You with my voice and make my supplication. You do not turn away when
I pour out my complaint and my trouble. When I am overwhelmed, You knew my path for me. You are my refuge and my portion. Thank-you for delivering me from my persecutors and for deal bountifully with me. By the power of the Holy Spirit help me to walk in Your ways and the path that You have for me.

In Jesus‘ name, Amen.

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June 23- Review and Reflections

June 23- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 4:18-5:27

Acts 15:1-35

Psalm 141:1-10

Proverbs 17:23



Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 4:18-41.What happened to the child around noon?


What did the woman do with her son?


When asked by her husband why she wanted to go to Elisha, what was the woman’s reply?


When the woman came to Elisha, she caught him by the ____________.

What did the woman say to Elisha?


Gehazi went on ahead of them, and laid the staff on the face of the child. Did anything happen?


Gehazi went back to meet Elisha. What did he tell him?


Elisha went in the room where the dead son was, _____________ the door behind the two of them, and prayed to the Lord.

Elisha lay on the child, and put his mouth on his mouth, his eyes on his eyes, and his hands on his hands, and he stretched himself out on the child, and the flesh of the child became ____________.



2 . Read 2 Kings 4:38-41. What miracle did Elisha perform?



3. Read 2 Kings 4:42-44. How many people were fed through God multiplying the twenty loaves of barley bread, and the sack of newly ripened grain?


They ate and had some left over, according to the ____________ of the Lord.



4. Read 2 Kings 5:1-27. Who was Naaman?


What was wrong with Naaman?


The servant ___________ of Naaman’s wife told him about the prophet who is in Samaria.

Naaman went with his horses and chariot, and he stood at the door of _______________ house.

Why was  Naaman furious?



What was Naaman instructed to do?

Naaman’s flesh was ________________ like the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.



5. Read Acts 15:1-21. What was the dispute between Paul and Barnabas about?



6. Read Acts 15:22-35. Paul and Barnabas remained in __________________, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord.



7. Read Proverbs 17:23. A wicked man accepts a ___________ behind the back.

How is justice perverted today?



Dear Father,

Thank-you that You give ear to my voice when I cry out to You. My prayers are set before You as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. My eyes are upon You, O Lord. In You I take refuge, for You do not leave my soul destitute. You keep me from the snares the enemy lays for me. By the power of the Holy Spirit, set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth and keep watch over the door of my lips. Cause my heart not to incline to any evil thing or practice wicked works.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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June 22 – Review and Reflections

June 22 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 3:1-4:17

Acts 14:8-28

Psalm 140:1-13

Proverbs 17:22


Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 3:1-27. Jehoram did evil in the sight of the Lord, but not like his father and mother, for he put away the sacred pillar of ___________ that his father had made.

Jehoram persisted and made Israel ____________.

What did Jehoshaphat want to know from a prophet?


When the king of Moab saw that the battle was too fierce for him, he took with him _____________ men who drew swords, to break through to the king of Edom, but they could not.

The  king of Moab took his eldest son who would have reigned in his place, and offered him as a ______________   ______________________.



2. Read 2 Kings 4:1-7. What need did the widow have?


How did God meet her need through Elisha ?



3. Read 2 Kings 4:8-17. How did the woman and her husband provide for Elisha needs?


Elisha wanted to repay them for their kindness. What did he do?


Elisha told the woman, “About this time next year you shall embrace a ___________.“



3. Read Acts 14:8-20. Paul saw that the man without strength in his feet had faith to be _________________.

Paul said to the man, “Stand up straight on your feet!” What happened when he obeyed?


Who did the people think that Paul was?


When the apostles Barnabas and Paul saw that the people intended offer a to sacrifice to them, how did they respond?


How do people today steal God’s glory?



4. Read Acts 14:21-28. Barnabas and Paul appointed ______________ in every church.



5. Read Proverbs 17:22 A merry _______________ does good, like medicine.

A broken ____________  dries the bones.



Dear Father,

Thank-you that You deliver and preserve me from evil and violent people. Their plots, traps and snares will not prevail over me because You keep my feet from stumbling. Thank-you for hearing my every cry. You, O Lord, are the strength of my salvation. You cover my head in the day of battle. By the power of the Holy Spirit, may I always give thanks to Your name and dwell in Your presence.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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June 21- Review and Reflections

June 21- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 1:1-2:25

Acts 13:42-14:7

Psalm 139:1-24

Proverbs 17:19-21


Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 1:1-18. Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of _______________.

What information did Ahaziah seek?


Elijah meet the messengers. What did he tell them?


What happened to the first two groups of men that the king sent to bring Elijah to him?


Ahaziah had no son, so who took his place upon his death?



2  Read 2 Kings 2:1-18.The sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came out to Elisha. What did they tell him?


The sons of the prophets who were at Jericho came to Elisha and said to him, “Do you know that the Lord will take away your _________________ from over you today?”

What happened when Elijah took his mantle, rolled it up, and struck the water?


Elijah asked Elisha what he could do for him before he was taken away. What was Elisha’s request?


A chariot of fire appeared with horses of fire, and separated Elijah and Elisha.  What happened to Elijah?


Elisha cried out, “My ____________, my _______________, the chariot of Israel and its horsemen!”



3. Read 2 Kings 2:19-22.What sign (miracle) did Elisha perform?



4. Read 2 Kings 2:23-25. Why did the youths mock Elisha?


Elisha looked at them, and pronounced a curse on them in the name of the Lord. What happened to the youths?



5. Read Acts 13:42-52. Many of the Jews and devout proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the ____________ of God.

When the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy. What is envy?


Why were the Gentiles glad?


The disciples were filled with ________ and with the Holy Spirit.



6. Acts 14:1-7. The unbelieving Jews stirred up the _________________  and poisoned their minds against the brethren.


The apostles…

* stayed there a _____________ time.

* spoke _____________ in the Lord.

* witnessed to the word of God’s ______________.

* done signs and _______________ through God’s power.



7. Read Proverbs 17:19-21. What does strife mean?


What does deceitful mean?



Dear Father,

Thank-you for all that You done for me. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Marvelous are Your works. You formed my inward parts and You covered me in my mother’s womb. My frame was not hidden from You, when I was made in secret. Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed. You know the length of my days and what each one holds. How precious also are Your thoughts to me. You have searched me and known me. You know my sitting down and my rising up. You understand my every thought. You comprehend my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways. You know every word I speak, even before I speak them. Thank-you for Your protection. You have hedged me behind and before, and laid Your hand upon me. There is no place I can go where You are not there – You are always with me. Your hand leads me, and Your right hand holds me. The darkness shall not hide me from You. By the power of the Holy Spirit, search me, O God, and know my heart. May it be ever true. Remove any wicked way in me, and lead me in Your ways.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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June 20- Review and Reflections

June 20- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Kings 22:1-53

Acts 13:16-41

Psalm 138:1-8

Proverbs 17:17-18


Review and Reflections

1. Read 1 Kings 22:1-28. Micaiah said…

* As the Lord lives, whatever the Lord says to me, that I will ______________.

* Take ___________, all you people!


What does heed mean?



2. Read 1 Kings 22:29-40. Who disguised himself and went into battle?

A certain man drew a bow at random, and struck Ahab between the joints of his _____________ and he died at evening.

3. Read 1 Kings 22:41-53. Jehoshaphat was _________ years old when he became king.

Jehoshaphat walked in all the ___________ of his father Asa.

He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, however the ___________   ______________  were not taken away.

Jehoshaphat made ____________ with the king of Israel.

Who took Jehoshaphat’s place when he died?


Ahaziah the son of Ahab became king over Israel in Samaria. He did _________ in the sight of the Lord, and walked in the way of his father and in the way of his mother.

Ahaziah served Baal and worshiped him, and _________________ the Lord God of Israel to anger.

4. Read Acts 13:16-41. God put up with the Israelites for about _________ years in the wilderness.

God destroyed _______ nations in the land of Canaan then He distributed their land to the Israelites by allotment.

God gave the Israelites judges for about ____________ years, until Samuel the prophet.

The Israelites asked for a _________, instead of judges.

John preached the ________________ of repentance to all the people of Israel.

John said, ‘There comes One after me, the _____________ of whose feet I am not worthy to loose.’

God raised Jesus from the __________ and He was seen for many days afterwards.

5. Read Proverbs 17:17-18. A ______________  loves at all times.

Dear Father,

I will praise You with my whole heart and I will sing praises to You. I will worship toward Your holy temple, and praise Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth. You have magnified Your word above all Your name. In the day when I cried out, You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul. Great is Your glory, O Lord. Though You are on high, You still regard the lowly. Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me. You will stretch out Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and Your right hand will save me. You perfect that which concerns me. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help me to remember that Your mercy endures forever and You do not forsake the works of Your hands.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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June 19- Review and Reflections

June 19- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Kings 20:1-21:29

Acts 12:24-13:15

Psalm 137:1-9

Proverbs 17:16


Review and Reflections

1. Read 1 Kings 20:1-12. Ben-Hadad went up and besieged Samaria, and made ___________ against it.

The king of Israel answered  the message that Ben-Hadad sent. What was Israel’s answer?


What was Ben-Hadad’s response?



2. Read 1 Kings 20:13-34.  Ahab mustered the young leaders of the provinces, and there were __________________ and after them he mustered all the people, all the children of Israel—seven thousand.

What did the servants of the king of Syria say about Israel’s God?


What did Ben-Hadad ask?


Ahab made a ___________ with Ben-Hadad and sent him away.



3. Read 1 Kings 20:35-43. A certain man of the sons of the prophets said to Ahab, “Thus says the Lord: ‘Because you have let slip out of your hand a man whom I appointed to utter __________________________, therefore your life shall go for his life, and your people for his people.’”



4. Read 1 Kings 21:1-29. What did Ahab want from Naboth?


Naboth said to Ahab, “The Lord forbid that I should give the _________________ of my fathers to you!”

When Jezebel found out why Ahab was sullen, what did she do?


The men of his city sent word to Jezebel, saying, “Naboth has been stoned and is ______________.“

The Lord came to Elijah saying, “Arise, go down to meet Ahab king of Israel, who lives in Samaria.” He was to tell Ahab that in the place where dogs licked the blood of __________________, dogs shall lick your blood, even yours.


Ahab was told…

* that God would bring _______________________on him.

* that God would take away his ___________________.

* that God would cut off from Ahab every ______________ in Israel, both bond and free.

* that God would make his house like the house of _________________________.


There was no one like Ahab who sold himself to do _____________________ in the sight of the Lord.



5. Read Acts 12:24-13:3. The word of ___________ grew and multiplied.

Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem when they had fulfilled their __________________.

What did the Holy Spirit concerning Barnabas and Saul ?



6. Read Acts 13:4-12. Where did Barnabas and Saul go?
What happened in Salamis?

7. Read Acts 13:13-15. When Paul and his party came to Perga, John returned to ___________________.



8. Read Proverbs 17:16. What does wisdom mean?



Dear Father,

Thank-you that You are with us no matter where we are or what we are going through. By the power of the Holy Spirit, may we never get to the place where we cannot, or do not want, to praise and worship You. You are worthy to be exalted no matter what. May we never forget all the goodness that You show us.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.


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Cardboard Oven

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cardboard box

tape, glue or a stapler

heavy duty aluminum foil

shallow aluminum or steel dish or bowl

sharp knife or box cutter (to cut cardboard)

scissors (to cut aluminum foil)

duct tape (optional)

coat hangers (use to make wire rack) or use an old rack from a small discarded conventional oven.






The finished product will have a door wide enough to accommodate a 9″ pie pan on a rack made of metal rods, and long enough to insert a dish full of hot coals into the bottom a sufficient distance below the rack of metal rods.

Determine which side of the box you will cut the door.

Cut the door into one of the box sides. You can cut the door almost the entire width of the box so it will “hinge” near a corner of the box and will “latch” on about 1-3 inches of the remaining box side. The length of the door should leave about 4 inches from the top and bottom of the box.

Fasten aluminum foil to the entire INSIDE of the box, applying through the door opening you have cut. Do not leave ANY cardboard exposed on the inside of the box.



Use boltcutters to cut coathangers.

Once you have cut the rods, punch them through from one side of the box to the other side of the box. Be sure all the rods are level with the bottom of the box.

Use pliers to bend the protruding edges down.



Heat source:

This is done by using a shallow steel or aluminum pan, dish or bowl, sitting on pan supports. The pan supports can be a rolled up balls of foil, rocks, or small empty cans.

Light the briquettes in a metal pie pan. When they have all turned to white take insert the dish of white coals into the bottom of the oven (squarely on the pan supports) – it will be HOT, be sure to use pot holders or an oven mitt.

One briquette equals 45 degrees of oven heat. Example: for 450 degrees you need 10 full briquettes.



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John 6:47-48 NKJV

“Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me has everlasting life.
I am the bread of life.”


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Outdoor Stove

1 Timothy 6:8 NKJV

“And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content.”


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