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 Kings 22; Josiah

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