2 CHRONICLES 18

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2 Chronicles 18

WAR STORY

 

A BAD ALLIANCE – Vss. 1-3 - King Jehoshaphat, a godly man, had no right making an alliance with wicked King Ahab.

 

A BELATED PROPOSAL – Vs. 4 – Jehosaphat should have inquired of God before he committed himself to a military campaign with Ahab. But he did request that God be inquired of.

 

A BRAZEN LIE – Vss. 5, 9-11 – False prophets promised success.

 

A BOLD PROPHET –Vss. 6-8, 12-22 – God’s true prophet spoke up and told the truth.

 

A BRUTAL PUNISHMENT – Vss. 23-27 – Micaiah was punished for telling the truth.

 

A BITTER END – Vss. 28-34 – Ahab died as predicted by Micaiah.

 

 

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2 Chronicles 18

TAKING A STAND

 

Micaiah was a prophet of God during the times of that wicked king, Ahab.  Micaiah stood for what is right even when it meant going to jail.

 

THE HATED PROPHET - Vss. 1-7

Ahab hated Micaiah. Things have not changed. God's spokesmen are often hated today. John 15:18-25

 

THE HONEST PROPHET - Vss. 8-22

Micaiah would not be swayed from speaking the truth that God gave him to speak.

 

THE HUMILIATED PROPHET - Vss. 23-27

A false prophet slapped him. Ahab put him in prison. But Micaiah remained true.

 

THE HONORED PROPHET - Vss. 28-34

Micaiah had the greatest honor of all. His prophecy came true. It was evident who the man of God was! Ezekiel 2:5

 

 

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