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June 22   - Day 173
* Scriptures below
* Introduction to the book of 2 Chronicles
* BOOKS on 2 Chronicles,
* Study Index: 2 Chronicles
* Chart: Kings of Judah and Israel
* Timeline: Some prophets of Judah and Israel

      ISRAEL (Samaria)
Ahaziah follows his father, Ahab, as king
Jehoram followed Ahaziah
      JUDAH (Jerusalem)
King Jehoshaphat followed his father, Asa
War: with MOAB
True prophet: Elijah in Israel
Seer: Jehu son of Hanani, in Judah

War & Peace, Murder & Deceipt 2 Chronicles 20-23

Scripture: (89vs)

2 Chronicles 19 (11vs)
* Jehoshaphat returning from visiting Ahab in Samaria (Israel), is met by Jehu with a message condemning his helping and loving the wicked (i.e., those opposed to the God of Israel)
* Jehoshaphat's judicial system
2 Kings 1 (18vs)
* Moab rebelled after Ahab died
* Ahaziah's response to a serious fall brought God's response through Elijah
* Ahab's son Ahaziah became king of Israel
* Elijah, prophet
* Jehoram follows Ahaziah as king of Israel
2 Chronicles 20 (37vs)
* Invaded by Moab and Ammon, Jehoshaphat seeks God's instructions and stands in praise
* Jehoshaphat's friendship with the evil Ahaziah, king of Israel, son of Jezebel and Ahab went against him
"The Levites, of the children of the Kohathites and of the children of the Korahites, stood up to praise Yahweh, the God of Israel, with an exceeding loud voice." 2Ch 20:19

Psalm 42 (11vs) by the sons of Korah (Korahites)

"As the deer pants for the water brooks,
so my soul pants after you, God.
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.
When shall I come and appear before God?
My tears have been my food day and night,
while they continually ask me,
“Where is your God?”..."
2 Kings 2:1-12 (12vs)
* Elijah's final tour of Israel with Elisha, from Gilgal to Bethel, Jericho, and the Jordan River

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