[DailyReading] God brings quietness and victory
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Mon Sep 14 00:00:02 MDT 2015
Lesson: Without Gods Counsel
Reading: God brings quietness and victory 2015-09-14
Reference: 2 Chron. 14:2-12
II Chronicles 14:2: And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the Lord his God:
II Chronicles 14:3: For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves:
II Chronicles 14:4: And commanded Judah to seek the Lord God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.
II Chronicles 14:5: Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was quiet before him.
II Chronicles 14:6: And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the Lord had given him rest.
II Chronicles 14:7: Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, and towers, gates, and bars, while the land is yet before us; because we have sought the Lord our God, we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.
II Chronicles 14:8: And Asa had an army of men that bare targets and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bare shields and drew bows, two hundred and fourscore thousand: all these were mighty men of valour.
II Chronicles 14:9: And there came out against them Zerah the Ethiopian with an host of a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots; and came unto Mareshah.
II Chronicles 14:10: Then Asa went out against him, and they set the battle in array in the valley of Zephathah at Mareshah.
II Chronicles 14:11: And Asa cried unto the Lord his God, and said, Lord, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O Lord our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. O Lord, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.
II Chronicles 14:12: So the Lord smote the Ethiopians before Asa, and before Judah; and the Ethiopians fled.
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