Josephus, Book 8 - From Jeroboam to Ahab's End Deacon/Lay Leader Joshua Justice 14 September 2016 1 Kings 14-22 , 2 Chronicles 10- 18
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artist: Joshua Justice
title: Josephus, Book 8 - From Jeroboam to Ahab's End     14 September 2016   1 Kings 14-22 , 2 Chronicles 10- 18
album: Josephus
year: 2016
track: 33
Jeroboam and Rehoboam have had their days, and now Asa (the son of Abijam, grandson of Rehoboam), a good king, takes over and tries to correct Judah's course.  Asa turned to God early in his reign, and operated in faith, but time and power has a dulling effect on the senses if one does not actively remain centered in humble faith and reliance on the God of the universe. Overall, he ruled fairly well for 41 years.  His son, good King Jehosophat then took over. Israel had a different line of succession - Baasha, son of Ahijah, and commander of the armies of the second King, Nadab (Jeroboam's son), took over as the third king of Israel. He assassinated Nadab at the siege of Gibbethon, and usurped the kingdom in 953 B.C. Baasha stayed on the throne for 23 years,  exterminating the entire line of Jeroboam, as had been predicted. He also incurred the wrath of God, gaining the same prophecy as had been given to Jeroboam, which is then fulfilled by one of the next to take control, Zimri. And then comes Omri and Ahab...   Copyright 2016  All Rights Reserved


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