Ahaz (S. Kingdom) hires Assyria to defeat the N. Kingdom and Aram; Ahaz patterns temple worship by Aramean and Assyrian influence.
- Who was Ahaz trusting in for protection (vv. 7–9)? Who should he have trusted in?
- What did Ahaz direct the people’s worship by (vv. 10, 18)? What application should be made from this?