S O A P / 23.06.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Chronicles 22:9c So there was no one in the house of Ahaziah powerful enough to retain the kingdom. O-bservation: This is a unique and amazing story. Ahaziah was the youngest son of Jehoram, who was the oldest son of the godly King Jehoshaphat. When Jehoshaphat died, Jehoram was made king, and he had all of his brothers killed. He then married the daughter of King Ahab of Israel. Her name was Athaliah, and she was also the daughter of Jezebel! Her son Ahaziah was killed by Jehu, whom the Lord had chosen to destroy the entire household of Ahab. When Ahaziah was killed, Athaliah killed all of her male children save for the baby, Joash, because his aunt, Ahaziah’s sister, hid him away. For seven years, Judah was ruled by King Ahaziah’s wicked mother, Athaliah!! A-pplication: In no way did I want to confuse you concerning the details of this story, but it’s important that you know how the house of David was preserved when Auntie Jehosheba saved baby Joash. But what’s so amazing about this story is how a wicked witch of a woman, Athaliah, could quickly grab power like her mother Jezebel, “When The...