Day 4 –
Teacher: Mr. Sterling
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- Memory Verse
Celebrating Victory over Sin and Life’s Problems
I. Jehoshaphat was a righteous king who was about to be attacked by 3 nations!
(Verses from 2 Chronicles 20…)
2 Some men came and told Jehoshaphat,
“A vast army is coming against you from
3 Alarmed, Jehoshaphat resolved to
inquire of the LORD , and he proclaimed
a fast for all
II. He was afraid and fasted and prayed to the LORD for help.
Jehoshaphat went to the
6 “O LORD, God of our fathers, are you not the God who is in heaven? You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. Power and might are in your hand, and no one can withstand you.”
12 “…we have no power to face this vast army that is attacking us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are upon you.”
III. A Prophet named Jahaziel gave God’s answer to the people.
15 He said: "Listen, King
Jehoshaphat and all who live in
…and he gives them battle instructions as well.
IV. Jehoshaphat followed God’s instructions through the prophet Jahaziel…
Jehoshaphat said to his people,
20 … "Listen to me, Judah and people of
22 …Jehoshaphat appointed men to sing to the LORD and
to praise him for the splendor of his holiness as they went out at the head of
the army, saying:
"Give thanks to the LORD, for his love endures forever."
V. God defeated the armies without
23 The men of Ammon and
30 And the
> They won so much in this battle that it took them three days to bring it back home! God gave Jehoshaphat victory over his life’s problems, and He gives us the strength to have victory over them today through Jesus Christ.