Despite Josiah’s youth, his willingness to listen and learn from God’s Word brought about a time of peace. A true leader knows that they are there to serve.
SATURDAY EVENING WORSHIP
Modified Traditional Worship
A modified traditional worship service; generally less than 45 minutes.
We gather in the chapel on the Front Street side of the building near Fourth Street
SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP
We gather in the main sanctuary for liturgical Lutheran worship,
accompanied by the pipe organ and featuring our excellent choir.
Sunday School, Adult study, Coffee & Fellowship
Led by our Praise Team, we share contemporary Christian music,
God’s Word and prayer in the main sanctuary.
Devotions for this week: Josiah’s Reform
SHARE: What was a high point of your day? What was a low point?
READ: Read the following daily readings to deepen your understanding
Monday, 2 Kings 22:11-13, Hilkiah Finds the Book of the Law
Tuesday, 2 Kings 22:14-20, Hilkiah Finds the Book of the Law
Wednesday, 2 Kings 23:4-14, Josiah’s Reformation
Thursday, 2 Kings 23:15-20, Josiah’s Reformation
Friday, 2 Kings 23:21-27, The Passover Celebrated
Saturday, 2 Kings 23:28-30, Josiah Dies in Battle
Go to clergystuff.com/daily-devotions for devotions on the daily readings.
TALK: Consider some of these ideas
“The king stood by the pillar and made a covenant before the Lord, to follow the Lord, keeping his commandments, his decrees, and his statutes, with all his heart and all his soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. All the people joined in the covenant.” (2 Kings 23:3)
Josiah was quite young when he became king of Judah. But God know this young man had the heart to bring the nation back to God.
- Who have you known that came to leadership at a young age? What gifts did they have to share? How did they handle the pressure?
- What kind of leader would you be today? What would have you been as a teenager? What’s changed? What’s the same?
PRAY: Holy Lord, you rejoice when your people are faithful. Guide us in all wisdom and keep us close to your heart as we navigate these days and the challenges of our lives. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
BLESS: Be faithful, humble servant, and be filled with God’s Peace!