Joash - The Boy King. Introduction. (II Samuel 7:8-13). Not... The father of Gideon (Judges 6:11-32). The son of Ahab,a king of Israel (I Kgs 22:26). The father of Jeroboam (Hosea 1:1 a king of Israel).
Introduction. (II Samuel 7:8-13). Not...
I. The Rise of Athaliah.
A. She was the mother of Ahaziah (the king of Judah). (II Chronicles 22:2) Grand-daughter of Omri (I Kings 16:25,25).
B. Ahaziah. Was killed by Jehu ( a king of Israel) (II Kings 11:1). Killed her own grandchildren! She set herself up to reign. (II Chronicles 22:11,12).
II. Joash Takes the Throne.
A. Childhood (II Kings 12:2).
B. The Plan to take the throne.
1. The Oath (II Kings 11:4-6).
2. The Coronation (II Chronicles 23:9-11).
3. Deposition of Athaliah (II Chron 23:12-15, 21).
4. The Restoration of true worship (II Kgs 11:17,18).
III. The Reign of Joash.
A. Repair of the Temple (II Chron 24:1-10).
B. Apostasy (II Chronicles 24:15-22).
C. His death. (II Chronicles 24:23-25).
IV. Lessons From Joash.
A. The power of God to keep His word (Matthew 6:31-33; Ecclesiastes 11:4 ).
B. The power of Childhood influence (Proverbs 22:6).
C. One who sought to build (and rebuild) the Lord’s House (II Peter 2:4,5).
D. Even the faithful can fall away (I Cor 10:12,13).