Kings Week 14: Day 3
Pray and read
Praise God for revealing himself by his word, and ask him to help you hear and respond to it with repentance and faith by his Spirit at work in you. Read 2 King 19:1-37.
How does Hezekiah respond to the threats of king Sennacherib? Is his faith shaken?
We meet Isaiah the prophet for the first time in this passage. What does Isaiah prophesy concerning Assyria? What hope does he give to Hezekiah, and the people of Judah?
How does God act? What is affirmed about God by his actions? What is implied about Sennacherib and his threats?
Various aspects of God’s character are displayed in this passage. What comfort do you find here? What warning?
Praise God as the one true God, who rules over all the earth, holy and powerful.
Ask God to strengthen your trust in him, especially when you feel threatened or discouraged.