When Songs were Greater than Swords

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Short Talk Text: II Chronicles 20:1-29   I.         During Jehoshaphat’s reign, Moab, Ammon, and Edom combined to attack Jerusalem             A.        Jehoshaphat called on God for help             B.        The answer – II Chronicles 20:15-17             C.        They went out without weapons – only songs and praise on their lips – II Chronicles 20:20-23                         1.         Somehow Ammon and Moab…

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Did Asa and Jehoshaphat’s reigns overlap in Judah?

Question: From the dates I can find, King Asa and Jehoshaphat overlapped in their reigns as kings. 873 – 870. Is that correct? And why the overlap? Also, when Elijah was fleeing from Jezebel and went to Judah do we know for sure which king was reigning over Judah (Asa or Jehoshaphat). Answer: Asa is…

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Did King Jehoshaphat remove the high places or not?

Question: I am looking for a source of information concerning the apparent discrepancy regarding Jehoshaphat and the high places of Judah. In II Chronicles 17:6 the record says the king removed the high places and wooden images from Judah. The parallel account in I Kings 22:43 says he failed to take away the high places. I have read several…

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