This resulted in radical obedience — getting rid of everything that did not honor God and challenging everyone around him to do likewise. These actions resulted in a mighty move of God in his day — actually, one of the greatest ever!
Our theme verse for See you at the Pole™ comes from the heart of this story. Right after the newly discovered scriptures were read to Josiah, the Bible says, “When the king heard the words of the Book of the Law, he tore his robes.” In other words, his heart was pierced with conviction.
King Josiah heard the words of God and proclaimed:
“Go and pray to God for me and for the people . . .“ —2 KINGS 22:13a (The Message)
Young people around the world will meet on their campuses to engage their friends, their school, their communities, and their world for His glory. Join me today, This Day, by lifting them up in prayer.
Peace and Joy,