Case Study on Praise: Jehoshaphat defeats Moab and Ammon
2 Chronicles 20:1-30

This story is a wonderful example of the power of God and how praise can prompt God to release his glorious power.  Warfare examples from the Bible also serve as excellent examples of how we can fight spiritual warfare battles, relying on God to fight for us!

Read 2 Chronicles 20:1-30

Jehoshaphat's first actions:

God Answers the peoples' prayers:

The People's Response:

God's Power Released:

The People's Final Response: 

Results of the Encounter:

Practical application:  Like Jehoshaphat, we are leaders of our lives.  Leaders have the choice of giving praise to God and submitting to Him.  Jehoshaphat found that great things can be accomplished through God when He is given due praise and petition through prayer.    We face battles daily that we are not strong enough to fight on our own.  We need God's help and strength to overcome our sinful nature and the forces of evil that oppose us.

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