2,600 years ago, in the southern kingdom of Judah, there was a young king named Josiah. People worshipped idols in those days, adopting the practice of Josiah’s father and grandfather during their reigns as king. Josiah made several fundamental religious reformations to revive the country, and he led the hearts of the people back to Jehovah God.
Despite many great achievements, King Josiah died at the young age of 39, shot by a stray arrow in battle. Why did King Josiah, who was highly esteemed by God, meet such a tragic death?
It is crucial for us to learn from this story, so that we do not make the same mistake as King Josiah.