Before we see Judah and Jerusalem ruined we shall yet see some glorious years, while good Josiah sits at the helm. By his pious endeavours for reformation God tried them yet once more; if they had known in this their day, the day of their visitation, the things that belonged to their peace and improved them, their ruin might have been prevented. But after this reign they were hidden from their eyes, and the next reigns brought an utter desolation upon them. In this chapter we have, I. A general account of Josiah’s character, 2 Chron. 34:1, 2. II. His zeal to root out idolatry, 2 Chron. 34:3-7. III. His care to repair the temple, 2 Chron. 34:8-13. IV. The finding of the book of the law and the good use made of it, 2 Chron. 34:14-28. V. The public reading of the law to the people and their renewing their covenant with God thereupon, 2 Chron. 34:29-33. Much of this we had 2 Kgs. 22:1-20
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