When Rehoboam humbled himself, the LORD's anger turned away from him, and He did not destroy [him] completely. Besides that, conditions were good in Judah.
Now the LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the former ways of his father David. He did not seek the Baals
but sought the God of his father and walked by His commands, not according to the practices of Israel.
So the LORD established the kingdom in his hand. Then all Judah brought him tribute, and he had riches and honor in abundance.
His mind rejoiced in the LORD's ways, and he again removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah.
All Israel will mourn for him and bury him, for this one alone out of Jeroboam's [sons] will come to the grave, because in him [alone] out of the house of Jeroboam something was found pleasing to the LORD God of Israel.
For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For the desire to do what is good is with me, but there is no ability to do it.
Rehoboam did what was evil, because he did not determine in his heart to seek the LORD.
whoever sets his whole heart on seeking God, the LORD God of his ancestors, even though not according to the purification [rules] of the sanctuary."
because Ezra had determined in his heart to study the law of the LORD, obey [it], and teach [its] statutes and ordinances in Israel.
My heart is confident, God, my heart is confident. I will sing; I will sing praises.