Do not let Hezekiah make you trust in the Lord by saying, “The Lord will surely deliver us. This city will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.”
Isaiah 36:15 ESV
The voices you listen to are so important! Sometimes distinguishing between the right and wrong voice is very easy. Other times it can be more difficult.
The King of Assyria had just wiped out all of Judah, including the very secure city of Lachish. They were at the gates of Jerusalem calling out to the people that anything King Hezekiah was saying was not true.
It would have appeared that the representative of Assyria was right, that he was the right voice. But he wasn’t!
You see, God’s people were on the inside encouraging the King and helping him understand that God was there to rescue them.
Even though the situation looked dire, God came through in a big way!
He always does!
Get around encouragement! Get around people of faith that will point you to what God says. More importantly, get in the Word and find God’s promises for you!
Listen to the right voice and you will never go astray!
Father, thank You for Your Word and the Holy Spirit that direct my paths.