Our Eyes Are On You

(By Rachel Joyce)

Photo Credit: Benjamin Joyce

Have you ever been in the position where you just didn’t know what to do? Maybe you had a difficult decision to make or were going through an overwhelming situation.

Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, knew just what that feels like. His story is recorded in 2 Chronicles 20. Three different armies had banded together and declared war against Judah. When the messengers arrived to tell Jehoshaphat that the enemy was marching to destroy his nation, Jehoshaphat was terrified. Immediately, he prayed and begged the Lord for guidance.

Instead of focusing on the problem, his eyes were on God. His first words were an affirmation of God's greatness. He prayed: