Early the next morning the army of Judah went out into the wilderness of Tekoa. On the way Jehoshaphat stopped and said, “Listen to me, all you people of Judah and Jerusalem! Believe in the LORD your God, and you will be able to stand firm. Believe in his prophets, and you will succeed.” – 2 Chronicles 20:20 (NLT)
Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Maybe you’re scared about getting sick from COVID or scared that your parents will not have enough money because they’re out of work. All those things can feel bigger than you and leave you feeling helpless and alone.
In 2 Chronicles 20:20, we see that Judah and Jerusalem were surrounded by a big army. Can you imagine how that must have felt? There was a huge army coming to kill them and fight against them. They probably felt scared and alone and hopeless.
Here’s the great thing. In this scripture we see that they were asked to put their trust and belief in God and they would succeed. God had planned to have the armies fight against each other and give Jehoshaphat a victory.
God wants to do the same for you. He wants to help defeat the scary things that you face. We simply have to trust God and believe in Him and His goodness.
So instead of being scared of what you see around you, choose to put your faith in Jesus. Choose to trust Him and believe that He will see you through whatever you’re facing. If you do, God can work amazing things on your behalf. He’s able to do amazing things if you’ll trust and ask Him.