In our modern world, facing enemies might not look the same as it did for Hezekiah, but we can pray for deliverance just like he did.
Hezekiah prayed before the Lord and said, “O Lord, the God of Israel, who are enthroned above the cherubim, You are the God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth. Incline Your ear, O Lord, and hear; open Your eyes, O Lord, and see; and listen to the words of Sennacherib, which he has sent to reproach the living God. Truly, O Lord, the kings of Assyria have devastated the nations and their lands and have cast their gods into the fire, for they were not gods but the work of men’s hands, wood and stone. So they have destroyed them. Now, O Lord our God, I pray, deliver us from his hand that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You alone, O Lord, are God.”
If you’re not feeling surrounded right now, pray for those in our world who desperately need God’s deliverance—those in your community who need deliverance from a sinful lifestyle or addiction, or those around the world who are in physical danger.
Pray for those who are overseas defending our country. These men and women ARE facing physical danger on a regular basis. Also for those Christians being viciously persecuted or killed for their faith. May their memories be a blessing…)