Jehoiada the priest establishes Joash as king, kills Athaliah, wipes out Baal worship, and re-establishes biblical order.
- Was Athaliah righteous or wicked? And yet, what did she cry out when Joash was made king? With this in mind, when are the wicked only concerned with “justice”?
- Note verse 16—while Judah was in one sense “the Lord’s people,” here they made a covenant that they would be such. What’s the point here?