Today we get a change of pace and get to read about a good king. Hezekiah was one of two important, reforming Kings of Judah towards the end of Judah's independence. Notice that the standard of reference for kings is David. David, despite his flaws, remains the ideal of faithful kings, and Hezekiah, it seems, measures up.
Another fascinating piece of this passage is that the bronze serpent Moses made at God's command in Numbers 21, had become an idol. That's a good reminder that even things that are good in themselves can take the place of God and become idols for us. In our day the temptation isn't a bronze serpent, but maybe a special cross or something religious that means a lot to us. Even the Bible can become an idol if we think of it as divine rather than a witness to God. Hezekiah's courage in guiding Israel back to right faith in God can inspire us to reform the parts of our life that need change.
Blessings as you seek God's calling for you today,