Now therefore, O LORD our God, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that thou art the LORD, even thou only.Isaiah 37:20
Hezekiah had contrasted the false gods of the conquered nations to the True and living God of Judah. He appeals to God to help them conquest to show the Assyrians that Jehovah God is not like those other gods. Hezekiah makes his concern God’s fame as the reason for which God should spare them from the Assyrians. He boldly prays to God, knowing that God is his hope against the Assyrians.
When we encounter difficulty, we must remember that the difficulty can be a platform for God to be made known. Difficulty can reveal our character and values. When we think accurately about God and our problem, we will respond in a way that honors God and makes a difference for eternity.
How can you be used of God to make Him famous through difficulty in your life today?