God decides against war

Rehoboam: Who are you? Prophet: Shemaiah, a man of God. This is what the Lord says: do not go up to fight against your brethren. Go home, every one of you. For this is my doing, says the Lord. Narrator: So they obeyed the word of the Lord and went home again. Rehoboam: Prophets, Grrr. Jeroboam, Grrr. Israel, Grrr. Jeroboam, Grrr.

1 Kings 12: 23 – 24

Rehoboam. glaring, asks who this interrupting person is. The man tells him he is prophet of God, and orders the troops to return home. Rehoboam, fuming, leads them back to Jerusalem in his chariot.

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