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Summer of Miracles
II Chronicles 20:1 -- "It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle."
Now Jehoshaphat is the king of Judah. There are three separate armies who have decided they would destroy Judah and wipe them from the face of the map.
(2) "Then there came some that told Jehoshaphat, saying, There cometh a great multitude against thee from beyond the sea on this side Syria; and, behold, they be in Hazazontamar, which is Engedi.
(3) And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek the Lord, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.
(4) And Judah gathered themselves together, to ask help of the Lord: even out of all the cities of Judah they came to seek the Lord."
Then in verse 12, we have a portion of Jehoshaphat's prayer.
(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."
Verse 17 -- this is God's response to prayer.
(17) "Ye shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves, stand ye still, and see the salvation of the Lord with you, O Judah and Jerusalem: fear not, nor be dismayed; tomorrow go out against them: for the Lord will be with you."
(20) "And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; believe in the Lord your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper."
(22) "And when they began to sing and to praise, the Lord set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten.
(23) For the children of Ammon and Moab stood up against the inhabitants of mount Seir, utterly to slay and de ...
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