Judah is invited to put her confidence in the Lord and the armies go out praying, “Oh, give thanks …”

Scripture: 2 Chronicles 20:20-22

ESV Text: 2 Chronicles 20:20-22


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 20

     20 And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper. 21 And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endureth for ever. 22 And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 269:
O Lord, our Father, Shall We Be Confounded

Hymnary.org — Organ Audio

1. O Lord, our Father, shall we be confounded 
Who, though by trials and by woes surrounded, 
On Thee alone for help are still relying, 
To Thee are crying? 

2. Lord, put to shame Thy foes who breathe defiance 
And vainly make their might their sole reliance; 
In mercy turn to us, the poor and stricken, 
Our hope to quicken. 

3. Be Thou our Helper and our strong Defender; 
Speak to our foes and cause them to surrender. 
Yea, long before their plans have been completed, 
They are defeated. 

4. ‘Tis vain to trust in man; for Thou, Lord, only 
Art the Defense and Comfort of the lonely. 
With Thee to lead, the battle shall be glorious 
And we victorious. 

5. Thou art our Hero, all our foes subduing; 
Save Thou Thy little flock they are pursuing. 
We seek Thy help; for Jesus’ sake be near us. 
Great Helper, hear us! 


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