But there is some good in you, for you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have set your heart to seek God.”
And when he humbled himself, the anger of the Lord turned away from him, so as not to destroy him completely; and also conditions were good in Judah.
All Israel shall mourn for him and bury him, for he alone of Jeroboam’s family will come to the grave, because in him something good was found toward the Lord God of Israel in the house of Jeroboam.
For Ezra had set his heart to study the law of the Lord and to practice it, and to teach His statutes and ordinances in Israel.
He did evil because he did not set his heart to seek the Lord.
everyone who prepares his heart to seek God, the Lord God of his fathers, though not according to the purification rules of the sanctuary.”
The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father David’s earlier days and did not seek the Baals,
My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast;
I will sing, yes, I will sing praises!
For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.