Jehosophat and Ahab Alliance
Warning: groaner alert!
In a previous Discipleship Bible Training class, we were discussing how there was some sort of camaraderie between King Jehosophat of the Southern Kingdom (Judah) and King Ahab of the Northern Kingdom (Israel). This was one of the few times that the kings of the two kingdoms cooperated and worked together.
But what struck me for the first time was profound! As the two were debating going to war together against a common enemy, it was Jehosophat who asked Ahab to borrow his prophets to get their advice. Not that Jehosophat didn’t have his own prophets, but he felt it would be beneficial and comforting to get the same advice from his comrade.
Realizing this unique occurrence made me believe that this was the first instance of…