Reread 2 Chronicles 18:1-27. How did Micaiah meet the test of a true prophet as outlined by Moses in Deuteronomy 18:14-22?
Jehoshaphat began his prayer with praise (2 Chronicles 20). Explain why he did that, given the fact that Judah faced an immediate and potentially disastrous emergency. What clues does this give you about the role of praise in your own prayer life?
Put Psalm 1:1 into your own words to explain its meaning. How does the life of King Ahaziah illustrate this verse?
Why did Judah rejoice so fully when Joash the boy-king came to power? (See 2 Chronicles 23:13, 21.)
What do you suppose led King Amaziah to add the gods of Edom to his worship of Yahweh? Where do you see the tendency toward adding other “gods” in your own worship life? How is the foolishness” of the cross (1 Corinthians 1:18) the only remedy for this?