This is a series of expositions of most of the passages in the first and second books of Kings which give the history of the two prophets, Elijah and Elisha. Some of these stories are among the most vivid and memorable in the Old Testament, and have never failed to prove themselves relevant and challenging in the preaching of the church. Others of them present what to many are the most difficult moral and intellectual problems both for the preacher and the listener.
Ronald S. Wallace (1911-2006) was for nearly thirty years a parish minister in several rural towns and city parishes in Scotland. During this period he wrote Calvin's Doctrine of the Word and Sacrament and Calvin's Doctrine of the Christian Life. as well as several books of biblical exposition. He then became professor of biblical theology at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia, a post he held for thirteen years.