Day 171 The 'Yes' People by Torrie Slaughter

A Daily Purpose Bible Study & Devotional a Podcast by Our Given Purpose

Jun 20 2022 • 4 mins

Bible Study & Devotional Day 171

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Guiding Scripture:  1 Kings 22:7 'But Jehoshaphat asked, "Is there no longer a prophet of the Lord here whom we can inquire of?"

🔴The 'Yes' People

Written by: Torrie Slaughter

I'm sure many of us have desired the Lord to bless an idea. We think it is the best solution, and in our excitement, we persuade others to buy in.

In today's reading, King Jehosophat tells King Ahab to consult Yahweh before going to war. King Ahab did inquire through 400 lords. The term used is Adonay which meant anyone with authority, whether human or divine, could give advice.

1 Kings 22:7 is my lesson, and God shot.

Seeking wisdom from people of God should be done with discernment. Everyone who claims to follow the Lord Jesus Christ may not be faithful witnesses. Jehosophat knew the prophets King Ahab summoned were Baal worshipers, and he wanted an answer from the Most High God.


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Torrie is a media ministry consultant who works with churches and faith driven organizations to build their ministry team, grow their online presence, improve communication with staff and volunteers by creating systems designed to combat inertia.

This devotional was submitted by the Founder of Our Given Purpose®, Torrie Slaughter

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