The Kurkh Monoliths – The Stele of Shalmaneser III (Part 2)

by David Wheeler Black Kurkh Monolith Previously, I reported on one of a set of Stele‚Äôs known collectively as the Kurkh Monoliths. The one which was our subject was the stele of Shalmaneser III. Shalmaneser III was the ruler of the Assyrian Empire from 859-824 BC. The Kurkh Monolith recorded his advancement to the Syrian…

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Jehu’s Reformations

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/JehusReformations.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Kings 12:25-33 I.         After the northern tribes separated from Judah, the kingdom they established was never ruled by a good king.             A.        The very first king, Jeroboam, sought to stabilize his country by establishing his own religion – I Kings 12:25-33                         1.         He feared defection if the people crossed into Judah…

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