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Date: 02 Jun 2019
Bible: 2 Kings 9:14-10:36
Speaker: Andrew Sach

The assassins arrive”

2 Kings 9:14-10:36

 

INTRODUCTION: Is hell an embarrassment?

 

Act 1: Joram and Ahaziah Executed (9:14-29)

Memorable details…

Apostates change sides to join Jehu’s remnant (9:18-19)

God’s word is fulfilled
(9:25-26 cf. 1 Kings 21:17-19)

Act 2: Jezebel Executed (9:30-37)

Memorable details…

Apostates change sides to join Jehu’s remnant (9:32-33)

God’s word is fulfilled
(9:36-37 cf. 1 Kings 21:23)

Act 3: Ahab’s Sons Executed (10:1-17)

Memorable details…

Apostates change sides to join Jehu’s remnant (10:1-5)

God’s word is fulfilled
(10:17, cf. 1 Kings 21:20-22)

 

Act 4: Prophets of Baal Executed (10:1-27)

Memorable details…

Jehonadab is one of Jehu’s remant
(10:15; he’s also commended in Jeremiah 35)

What does God think of this? (10:28-36)

Even though Jehu is a sinner and his violence is sometimes horrific…

You have done well in carrying out what is right in my eyes, and have done to the house of Ahab according to all that was in my heart.
(2 Kings 10:30)

APPLICATION

1) Don’t be embarrassed by hell

 

2) Don’t doubt that God’s word of judgment will be fulfilled

 

3) “[God] has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.”

4) (Acts 17:31)

 

5) Change sides to join the remnant and urge others to do the same

 

6) “Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath is quickly kindled. Blessed are all who take refuge in him.”

7) (Psalm 2:12)

 

 

 

COFFEE QUESTION

 

How do you react to the Bible’s teaching on judgment?

 

How would you like to react differently in the light of
2 Kings 9-10?