What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do by Ken Trivette

What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do
Ken Trivette
2 Chronicles 20:1-30

1. The Multitude That Was Alarming
A) The Problem That He Encountered
B) The Perplexity That He Expressed
2. The Message That Was Assuring
A) His Prayer to God
B) His Promise from God
3. The Miracle That Was Affirming
A) The Directions They Were Given
B) The Deliverance They Were Given

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. We would all rather be any place than at our wits end. I never heard anyone say, "I wish I could be at my wits end."

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.

What do you do when you don't know what to do? In the story before us we find Jehoshaphat at a place in his life where he didn't know what to do. Let's look at the story and find out what to do when we don't know what to do.

First, we see in the story:


The story revolves around Jehoshaphat and the problem he was facing in his life. His situation reminds us of the problems we often face in our life. Like Jehoshaphat, there are the disturbing and distressful times that can bring us to the place where we don't know what to do. Notice with me the problem that Jehoshaphat faced.

First, notice:

(A) The Problem That He Enco ...

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