The Christian life is not a bed of roses. There is lots of heartache and lots of warfare. In II Chronicles God portrays the reality of the Christian life. He uses a man named Jehoshaphat, a splintered remnant of His people called "Judah", and an unexpected invasion by their neighbors as a backdrop to paint a three dimensional image of a life of victory in the midst of a life of warfare. See how Jehoshaphat handled the bad news that was given to him to know how to respond when we face bad news in our own lives.
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