What was it about Josiah that made his leadership stand out?
Josiah did right in the sight of the Lord. Josiah brought powerful application to his leadership. Throughout his lifetime he did not turn from following God.
Josiah walked in the ways of his father David. In contrast to the leaders of Israel, he followed David’s desire to be obedient to God, not turning to the right or left.
Josiah began to seek God. Josiah was active in learning and following God. When the book of the Law was found and read, his reaction was one of humility and inquiry.
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