Where Could I Go but to the Lord?
Steve N. Wagers
2 Chronicles 20
1. The Perspective that Oversaw the Situation!
A) The Battle they Faced
B) The Burden they Felt
2. The Prayer that Overtook the Situation!
A) Focused on the Person of God
B) Fastened to the Promise of God
1) Stand Sure
2) Stand Still
3. The Praise that Overcame the Situation!
A) How they Worshipped
B) What they Witnessed
I once saw an advertisement about a pub and grill called ''Wits End.'' It was advertised as ''The Place to Be!'' I'm sure that all of us have found ourselves at our wits end and I don't think any of us would say that it is the place to be. Unfortunately, we all have been at the place where we were at our wits end.
We often feel like the fellow who said that the light at the end of the tunnel turned out to be the headlight of an approaching train.
Another said that they were so depressed that their hands shook so badly they could brush their teeth without any voluntary movement and that they had cried so much their contacts had rusted to their eyeballs.
It may be that things are so bad that you feel like Oscar Levant who said that he was thrown out of a mental hospital for depressing the other patients.
It may in regards to your job, marriage, children, relationships, church life, ministry, but we all find ourselves at our wits end and we don't know what to do. So, what do you do when you don't know what to do?
2 Chronicles 20 is one of my favorite stories of the Old Testament. It tells of Jehosophat, a good and godly king, and what he did when he didn't know what to do.
(12) ''O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us; neither know we what to do: but our eyes are upon thee.''
Jehosophat was at a place we all have frequented. He was at the place of wits end and he didn't know what to do.
The PERSPECTIVE that OVERSAW the Situation!
No denying the fact that Jehosophat was c ...
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