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Lord, Save My Son!

Written by | August, 2011
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Who among us would deny that Hezekiah was a man of prayer?

We recall two incidents in Hezekiah’s life that were made memorable by answered prayer. In both cases the answer was clear and immediate.

When Sennacherib of Assyria threatened Hezekiah and the people of Jerusalem with destruction, reviled the Lord God of Judah, and boasted that He would not be able to save them, Hezekiah prayed. That very night an angel from heaven strode through the Assyrian campsite and left 185,000 corpses in his wake.

In shame Sennacherib hightailed it home, only to be murdered by his own offspring. Read More…

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