Josiah, the Eight-Year-Old King (2 Chronicles 34:1-35:19)
Sunday with your kids
Lesson summary: God’s word will never pass away.
In our bible story we learned:
1. Josiah had a heart for God.
2. The book of the law was found in the house of the Lord.
3. The ark of God was returned to the temple.
Where is Jesus?
How does today's Bible story fit into God's greater plan of redemption?
Read Matthew 5:17-20.
Though Amon forgot the Word of the Lord and it was lost for a season, God ensured that it would not be lost for good. It was God’s mercy to allow Amon to be killed and young Josiah to be made king. It was God who gave Josiah a heart for righteousness, and it was God who led him to preserve the Word of God and the promise of a coming deliverer, Jesus.
Jesus is called “the Word” in the Gospel of John. God in his faithfulness would not let his Word pass away because his Word is all about his Son, Jesus. The Word of God describes the sinfulness of man and the promise of redemption by God through Jesus. Not the smallest portion of God’s Word will pass away until it is accomplished.
Family Discipleship - "Time" in the Home
We are on week 70 which starts on page 471 in the Long Story Short devotional. Take a look below of the topics of each day this week to prepare you for your time with your family.
Day 1: Josiah the idol crusher
Day 2: The law found
Day 3: Josiah reinstates the Passover
Day 4: Josiah’s mistake
Day 5: Jesus is the Son of Man
Pray about it! Ask God to help you to love him more than all the other things in your life - more than games, toys, sleep, relaxation, or even friends.
Check out the highlighted portion on the bookmark below to see what we will recite in our Gathering Sunday, December 2nd.