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A Boy who found Gods Word

2 Chronicles 34 2 Kings 22 & 23

Can You Hold Up One Finger?


Rule No.1: Be good. You can be good by sitting quietly on your chair. Pay attention and dont look around.

Now, Hold Two Fingers Up In The Air.


Rule No.2: Be kind. You can be kind by sitting down so everyone can see and being quiet so everyone can hear

Lets learn from a good, young king

King Josiah
2 Chronicles 34 2 Kings 22 & 23

Grandfather King Manasseh


Evil king reigned for almost 55 years Judah was more wicked than any other nations
All didnt even know God or His word Built altars to star gods and practiced witchcraft Put an idol in Gods temple Sacrificed his son to an idol & killed many innocent people

Father King Amon


Also an evil king reigned for 2 years Worship idols like his father King Manasseh Did not walk Gods ways Assassinated by his own officials

King Josiah
Last good king of Gods people

King Josiah
Josiah was crowned a king at the age of 8 and reigned for 31years

Josiah was a very good king

He loved & obeyed God

He listened to God & did what God told him to do

At 16, Josiah became a believer

King Josiah
At 20 years old, he began to destroy all false worship and all false gods.

In fact, Josiah ground all the idols to powder

At the age of 24, Josiah ordered that the temple be repaired under Hilkiah, the high priest supervision

King Josiah
A copy of the Book of the Law of the Lord given by Moses was discovered by high priest Hilkiah

He gave it to the secretary Shaphan who then read it

Shaphan then informed King Josiah and read it in the presence of the king

King Josiah

Back then, people did this to show that they were very sorry and sad for something wrong that had happened.

King Josiah

King Josiah

King Josiah

Finger Play

God [point up] wants us [point to self] to obey [thumbs up]

How about you?

Are you going to take a stand for God?

Are you willing to follow Gods ways and obey Gods laws?

How can we obey?

What is this girl doing? When your mom or dad asks you to brush teeth, should you obey and do what you are told? Yes, we can obey God by listening to our parents.

God [point up] wants us [point to self] to obey [thumbs up]

How can we obey?

What is this boy doing?


When your mom or dad asks you to take a bath, should you obey and do what you are told? Yes, we can obey God by listening to our parents.

God [point up] wants us [point to self] to obey [thumbs up]