Bible crossword: 1 and 2 Kings

Based on material in chapter 9, Discovering the Bible by Alex Varughese

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Challenge: Can you solve this crossword puzzle even if you do not have the book by Varughese

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This crossword puzzle was created for use in the course Introduction to Biblical Literature. The words and clues come from the textbook Discovering the Bible: Story and Faith of the Biblical Communities edited by Alex Varughese and published by what is now The Foundry.

    -- Howard Culbertson,

Lessons from 1 and 2 Kings for Today

Today's lesson from the books of 1 and 2 Kings reminds us of the profound consequences of both faithfulness and disobedience. In the accounts of various kings of Israel and Judah, we witness the intricate interplay between human decisions and divine judgment. The stories of leaders like Solomon, who experienced both great wisdom and tragic downfall, and prophets like Elijah and Elisha, who boldly confronted kings and stood firm in their faith, illustrate the importance of fidelity to God's commands. These narratives challenge us to examine our own lives, prompting reflection on the choices we make and the impact they have not only on ourselves but also on those around us. Ultimately, the lessons from 1 and 2 Kings urge us to prioritize righteousness and seek God's guidance in all aspects of our lives.

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