Roles Backslidden Leaders, The
Roles backslidden Soon after Rehoboam had control of his kingdom, he and everyone in Judah stopped obeying the Lord.
So in the fifth year of Rehoboams rule, the Lord punished them for their unfaithfulness and allowed King Shishak of Egypt to invade Judah.
Shishak attacked with his army of one thousand two hundred chariots and sixty thousand cavalry troops, as well as Egyptian soldiers from Libya, Sukkoth, and Ethiopia.
He captured every one of the fortified cities in Judah and then marched to Jerusalem. Rehoboam and the leaders of Judah had gone to Jerusalem to escape Shishaks invasion.
And while they were there, Shemaiah the prophet told them,
says that because you have disobeyed him, he has now abandoned you.
The Lord will not help you against Shishak! "Rehoboam and the leaders were sorry for what they had done and admitted, "The Lord is right. We have deserted him." 2 Chronicles 12:1-6
Go to home page