Daily Archives: March 7, 2013

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Jehoshaphat and Peer Pressure – Part 2

Jehoshaphat and Peer Pressure – Part 2 God Blesses a Foolish & Stupid King   The narrative of King Jehoshaphat and King Ahab in 2 Chronicles 18 provides insight into the dynamics of peer pressure. When you or your children yield to peer pressure you are, in effect, dividing your loyalties between God and man. This double-mindedness simply does not work. It results in decision making that is not sound. Many sins that young people become entangled with begin when they yield to peer pressure. The story of King Jehoshaphat demonstrates that young people are not the only ones susceptible to this problem.    As we noted in the last post, Jehoshaphat should have realized that forming an alliance with […]