Were not the Cushites and Libyans a vast army with very many chariots and horsemen? When you depended on the LORD, He handed them over to you.
For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to show Himself strong for those whose hearts are completely His. You have been foolish in this matter, for from now on, you will have wars."
In the morning they got up early and went out to the wilderness of Tekoa. As they were about to go out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, "Hear me, Judah and you inhabitants of Jerusalem. Believe in the LORD your God, and you will be established; believe in His prophets, and you will succeed."
Hezekiah trusted in the LORD God of Israel; not one of the kings of Judah was like him, either before him or after him.
They received help against these enemies, and the Hagrites and all their allies were handed over to them, because they cried out to God in battle. He granted their request because they trusted in Him.
Our fathers trusted in You; they trusted, and You rescued them.
They cried to You and were set free; they trusted in You and were not disgraced.
Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
Nebuchadnezzar exclaimed, "Praise to the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego! He sent His angel and rescued His servants who trusted in Him. They violated the king's command and risked their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God.
The LORD is good, a stronghold in a day of distress; He cares for those who take refuge in Him.
so that we who had already put our hope in the Messiah might bring praise to His glory.