2 Chronicles 21:10-23:21

  1. Why had Jehoiada to wait seven years?
    What lessons may we learn from this for ourselves?
    Cf. Hab. 2:3. Why did he have confidence that the plan would succeed?
  2. What lessons in careful planning and organization can we learn from Jehoiada in our service of Christ?
  3. Jehoiada was not content with half measures.
    How did he follow up his victory? See 23:16-20.


  1. 23:2, 3. This was the preliminary gathering, secretly convened in the temple, in which all present pledged their loyalty to the boy king.
  2. 23:11. ‘The covenant’: i.e., the book of the law. Cf. Deut. 17:18-20.