Mo. 7/28/14: 2 Kings 9:1 – 4a What did the son of the prophet do?
And 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. Now when you arrive at that place, look there for Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat, the son of Nimshi, and go in and make him rise up from among his associates, and take him to an inner room. Then take the flask of oil, and pour it on his head, and say, ‘Thus says the Lord: “I have anointed you king over Israel.”’ Then open the door and flee, and do not delay.” So the young man, the servant of the prophet, did so.
What did the son of the prophet do? He anointed Jehu king.
Tu. 7/29/14: 2Kings 11:17 – 18b What did Jehoiada do?
Then Jehoiada made a covenant between the Lord, the king, and the people, that they should be the Lord’s people, and also between the king and the people. And all the people of the land went to the temple of Baal, and tore it down. They thoroughly broke in pieces its altars and images, and killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.
What did Jehoiada do? Jehoiada tore down the altars and images
We. 7/30/14: 2 Chronicles 24:8 – 12 What was collected?
Then at the king’s command they made a chest, and set it outside at the gate of the house of the Lord. And they made a proclamation throughout Judah and Jerusalem to bring to the Lord the collection ... Then all the leaders and all the people rejoiced, brought their contributions, and put them into the chest until all had given … Thus they did day by day, and gathered money in abundance.
The king and Jehoiada gave it to those who did the work of the service of the house of the Lord; and they hired masons and carpenters to repair the house of the Lord ...
What was collected? The offering collected restored the Temple.
Th. 7/31/14: Luke 21:1 – 3 What did the widow do?
And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury … also a certain poor widow putting in two mites. So He said, “Truly I say to you that this poor widow has put in more than all;
What did the widow do? The widow put in more than all.
Fr. 7/28/14: 1 Corinthians 16:1 –2 What should the saints do?
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given orders to the churches of Galatia, so you must do also. On the first day of the week let each one of you lay something aside, storing up as he may prosper, that there be no collections when I come.
What should the saints do? Lay aside first each week.