God’s Big Picture – Josiah

July 5, 2015

Bible Text: 2 Chronicles 34-35 |


Key Texts: 2 Kings 22:1-23:30, 2 Chronicles 34-35; 2 Sam 7:11-18

Josiah’s background

  • Hezekiah –Manasseh –Amon – Josiah

Josiah’s principles

  • Doesn’t allow his past to shape his present and his future
  • Ruthless with Sin (personal not judgmental)
  • Invests in Worship
  • Brings himself and the people under the Word of God
  • Looks for the guidance of the Spirit
  • Comes back to the grace of God

Josiah’s Character

  • Relational – Humble - active


  • Seek relationship

o   corporate and personal worship

o   ask others to pray for you and with you

  • Humble yourself to the Word and the Spirit
  • If you are not sure where you are not in line with the Word and Spirit ask someone you trust to speak into your life
  • Be active – make changes within your sphere of influence
  • Find someone to hold you accountable to those changes