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). • The Joash of the line of David was the son of Ahaziah, the king of Judah. He was born in approximately 843 BC.
Joash - The Boy King 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).
Joash - The Boy King 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).
Joash - The Boy King 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).
Joash - The Boy King 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).