JOSIAH THE LAST GOOD KING  2nd Chronicles 34-35

 

           Hilkiah the Priest Found a Book of the Law of the Lord

 

1        What kind of king was Josiah?  (vs.3)

2         Determine Josiah’s age when

He began to reign:

He began to seek the God of David

He purged Judah from the sins of his father       

3        Where else did Josiah go to destroy the images and altars ? (vs.6)

      

4        What did Josiah do to these graven images?  (vs.7)

 

5        What did Hilkiah the priest find in the house of the Lord ? (vs.14)

 

6        Where is this book in our Bible?

 

7        What happened when the king found out what was written in  the book ? (vs.19-21)

 

8        What was the prophecy of Huldah, the prophetess? (vs.24-28)

 

9        Would any of these things happen while the King Josiah was alive? (vs.28)

 

10    What were the words of the Lord? (vs.27)

 

11    List the things the king did in response: (vs.30-33)

 

12    How long did king Josiah and his people follow the Lord ? (vs.33)

 

13    SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT ….

 

When was the book found, before or after Josiah purged the land of the graven images

 

When did Josiah do “right in the sight of the Lord” before or after the book was found?

 

How must Josiah have received an understanding prior to the discovery of the book? Hint: Ezekiel 36: 23-28

 

When the Book was found and the words were read, to what were Josiah’s eyes opened?

 

Are we treasuring the opportunity to possess the entire Book by reading it and following its commands?

       THE MIDDLE-AGED KING    2ND Chronicles 35

 

 

14    What was the year of his reign and the age of Josiah when he held the Passover?

(vs.19)

 

15    How was this Passover compared to the rest? (vs.18)

 

16    For the next 13 years, no details are given concerning the last half of Josiah’s

Reign. What was about to happen? (Jeremiah 15:4)

      

17    What happened in Josiah’s last days? (vs.20-24)

 

18    What book of the Bible was written in part due to Josiah’s death? (vs.25)

 

 

                                        VERSE OF THE WEEK

 

            

             IT IS OF THE LORD’S MERCIES THAT WE ARE NOT CONSUMED,

            

             BECAUSE HIS COMPASSIONS FAIL NOT.. THEY ARE NEW EVERY

          

             MORNING: GREAT IS THY FAITHFULNESS”

 

 Lamentations 3:22-23