There is no army that can withstand the “fire” of the Lord; Israel needs nothing else.
When Sennacherib, King of Assyria, threatened Hezekiah, King of Judah, Hezekiah made the right decision. Hezekiah chose to trust in the Lord God of Israel and went to the prophet Isaiah for prayer.
Terror stalks on many streets with many weapons. Bombs hidden on busses or backpacks have taken many lives and maimed many others. Cars have become weapons and so are knives, axes and even scissors! There seems to be no end of the violence and hatred.
God’s protection of Israel is primarily about His reputation. He chose Israel to be His witness so that through their unique relationship God would show the nations His faithfulness to His covenant with Abraham.