CONFRONTING A DEFEATED ENEMY

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Confronting A Defeated Enemy In 2 Chronicles 20:21-22 we find Jehoshaphat employing a very unusual battle strategy — praising and worshiping the Lord. What happened as a result of this unusual strategy? The Bible says, “And when they began to sing and praise, the Lord set ambushments against the children of…

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A REASON TO BE EXCITED

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A Reason To Be Excited It is easy to praise God after the fact, but that is not the key that is given here. Immediately after they had received the Word of the Lord from the Prophet Jahaziel, Jehoshaphat bowed his head until his face touched the ground. Jehoshaphat was…

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PRAISE GOD FOR THE VICTORY

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Praise God For The Victory It is not only important to believe God, but Jehoshaphat said to the people that they must believe God's servants as well — ”So shall ye prosper.” The spirit of prophecy came upon a man named Jahaziel, who was the son of Zechariah. He told…

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FAITH IS AN ACT

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Faith Is An Act Belief in the Word of God was not enough. It was a foundation upon which to build, but in itself was insufficient. If you were to stop one thousand people on the streets of your city and take an opinion poll asking the following question, “Do…

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ACTING IN FAITH

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Acting In Faith “And they…went forth” (verse 20). God's deliverance requires action on our part — action that is based on faith in the Word that He has sent. Jehoshaphat could have prayed the greatest prayer ever prayed, he could have humbled himself before God, and God could have sent His…

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FACE YOUR ENEMY

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Face Your Enemy Look back over our daily readings for the past week and you will see that in Jehoshaphat's prayer the first four steps are taken by man toward God. In step five, however, we see the beginning of God's answer. God's message through His prophet to the king…

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HUMBLE YOURSELF

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Humble Yourself You do not have to wait till the end of the road when there is no way left to turn. The Holy Spirit can give you the power to die to self. When you get off the throne of your life, the responsibility for that physical body becomes…

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TRUSTING GOD

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Trusting God One of the biggest problems God has with us is to wrestle our problems out of our hands. It is only when we come to the end of ourselves and are ready to die that we give up the reins so God can set His deliverance in motion.…

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HOW CAN YOU RECOGNIZE FALSE PROPHETS

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HOW CAN YOU RECOGNIZE FALSE PROPHETS Throughout history people have claimed to be prophets sent with divine messages. Which of these claims are true? How can you recognize false prophets? Various religions and cultures—including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, ancient Greece, the Vikings and others—have had prophets. Biblical definition of prophet In the…

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