Baasha = means bad or wicked.
For us in order to walk in His ways we must listen to His words in the Bible. There were many warnings in the Bible but we don't want to listen. And in return, we will just reap what we sow.
Elah = means strong.
You fail, I fail, we all fail, but do you still want to continue the negative things you did and continue it on to the next chapter?
This is NOT just for unbelievers but for all of us believers Christians.
For example, when the world want to escape the problems of life - people get drunk. Drunkenness has killed more man, than being killed at the war. In our life today there are many areas to check: these are our heart, jealousy, anger, covetousness and gossip...
Another thing is according to facts, over 19 million of sex magazines are being sold because many people want lust - it's the reality of the worldly things today. Pornography has the biggest catch in the businesses today.
Zimri reign for only seven days, he commit suicide.
Whether you're unbeliever or believer in this world every 16 seconds there are people who commit suicide. Sometimes in our heart we cause division.
Ephesians 4:5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism;
We should have unity and not comparing ourself to others.
Who was the most evil king of Israel?
1 Kings 16:30 Ahab son of Omri did more evil in the eyes of the LORD than any of those before him.
The issue is the heart again and again to check our heart. Do not judge for you will also be judge. Check your own heart first before looking to the mistakes of others, and do the gossip!
2 Timothy 3:1-5
1But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. 2People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, 4treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— 5having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with them.