- According to 12:14 “He did
evil because he had not set his heart on seeking the Lord.” Rehoboam was
quick to repent, but he was also quick to get off track.
- Shemaiah was able to avoid
disaster in the land of Judah by convincing Rehoboam to obey the Word of
the Lord. The Church can keep a nation from the wrath of God, but the
Church must take the lead in the area of repentance and must set the
standard of ethical behavior. When the Church behaves in the same manner
as the world you can rest assured that the judgment of God will come upon
- Through the subjugation of Jerusalem to Shishak, king of Egypt, the Lord wanted the people to learn the difference between serving Him and serving men. He wanted them to come to the realization that serving God was the better choice.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
2 Chronicles 11 and 12
Study 7 – 2 Chronicles 11 and 12