Introduction—The Glorious Destiny Israel Might Have Had
Solomon’s Spectacular Beginning
Solomon’s Magnificent Temple
Prosperity and Pride Bring Disaster
How Solomon Missed His Chance
Solomon’s Deep Repentance
Rehoboam’s Arrogance: The Kingdom Torn Apart
Jeroboam Leads Israel Back to Idol Worship
National Apostasy Brings National Ruin
Elijah Confronts King Ahab
The Voice of Stern Rebuke
God Vindicated on Mount Carmel
The Prophet Loses Faith and Panics
“What Are You Doing Here?”
God’s Call to Modern Apostates
Jehoshaphat, the King Who Believed God
The Fall of the House of Ahab
Elisha Called to Succeed Elijah
The Healing of the Waters
Elisha, Gentle Prophet of Peace
Captain Naaman Healed of Leprosy
Elisha’s Closing Ministry
Jonah, the Prophet Who Ran Away
The Decline and Fall of Israel
A Nation “Destroyed for Lack of Knowledge”
Prophet With a Message of Hope
Isaiah’s Message: “Behold Your God!”
Ahaz Almost Ruins the Kingdom
King Hezekiah Repairs the Damage
Visitors from Babylon See the Wrong Things
An Angel Destroys the Assyrian Army
Isaiah’s “Good News” for All the Nations
Manasseh and Josiah: the Worst and the Best
The Long-lost Law Book Discovered
Jeremiah, the Man Who Felt God’s Anguish
Judah’s Amazing Stubbornness
Zedekiah, Judah’s Last King
Zedekiah Fails His Last Chance
Not All Was Lost!
Daniel, a Captive in Babylon
Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream of World Empires
Three Hebrews in the Fiery Furnace
Nebuchadnezzar’s Seven Years of Madness
Belshazzar’s Feast: Babylon’s last night
Daniel in the Lions’ Den
Cyrus Sets the Exiles Free
Bitter Opposition Fails
Satan, the Accuser; Christ, the Defender
The Secret of Success in God’s Work
Esther, the Hebrew Girl Who Became Queen
Ezra, the King’s Trusted Friend
Ezra Sparks a Spiritual Revival
Nehemiah, Man of Prayer and Action
Nehemiah Accomplishes the “Impossible”
Nehemiah Bravely Rebukes Selfishness
Union With the World Hinders God’s Cause
The Joy of Forgiveness and Healing
Nehemiah’s Painful Work of Reformation
Darkness Precedes the Dawn
Where Is God’s True Israel?
Visions of a Glorious Future