2 Chron 33:13 Then Manasseh knew that the Lord was God.
Do you know what Manasseh went through to get to that point?
If you read 2 Kings 21 and 2 Chronicles 31 you get a glimpse into his life and reign as king.
He did not do good things.
He built pagan altars in the Temple of the Lord and also sacrificed his own son in the fire. He practiced sorcery and divination, and he consulted with mediums and psychics.
Although it’s not recorded, I imagine the prophet Isaiah rebuked the policies of King Manasseh.
Extrabiblical sources say the king killed the prophet by having him placed in a hollow log and saw the log in half.
Manasseh rid the country of God’s house, His priests, and His prophets.
But he could never get rid of God, Who sent the commanders of the Assyrian armies, and they took Manasseh prisoner. They put a ring through his nose, bound him in bronze chains, and led him away to Babylon.
It was in Babylon, in deep distress, that Manasseh repented and found God.
What does it take for someone to believe in the Lord Jesus and accept Him as Savior?
I have long believed that God does things in the life of an individual to get their attention.
Maybe it’s not a burning bush or Damascus road experience.
It may be a still small voice, but it is there.
What will it take for someone to find God?