2 Kings 18 Verse 5: “Hezekiah trusted in the Lord”.
Hezekiah was a man of faith, a man of prayer.
His first reaction when confronted with a problem was to bring it before the Lord
What ever the problem was uninvited oppressors in 2 kings 19 verse 35.
Or having a painful illness 2 Kings 20 verse 1.
Hezekiah took it to the Lord in prayer, and when he prayed, things happened.
Prayer is not a magic formula, it is verbal communication with the Sovereign God of creation.
Hezekiah was a man of reform. His zealous reforms included even the destruction of the bronze snake Moses had made in the wilderness [Numbers 21 v 8 to 9} to which the people were burning incense.
Don’t let us get caught up in rituals but let us take our concerns, doubts and fears before the throne of Grace.
Hebrews 4 verse 16: “Therefore let us approach the throne of grace with boldness so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us at the proper time.
Let us all be like Hezekiah people of Faith and Prayer.