Leaders who are decisive and live humbly before the Lord attract followers.
As the Assyrians laid siege around Jerusalem, King Hezekiah's faith in God shone. He had an it-may-be faith when he beseeched Isaiah's intercession: "It may be that the LORD your God will hear all the words of the Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the LORD your God has heard. Therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left" (2 Kings 19:4).
This scene reveals a number of truths about God-fearing leaders:
Describe how pagans view God and God's people.
What does Isaiah communicate about God and about Assyria to Hezekiah through his message delivered by the son of Amoz?
How does God deliver Hezekiah and Judah from the Assyrians? What does this reveal about God and His sovereignty?
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