What Was Hezekiah Religious Reform

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When Hezekiah took the throne of Judah he began reforming the religious practices in Judah. He started by destroying all pagan altars built by his father and destroying all shrines where Baal worship went on. We believe this religious reform happened because the remains of a pagan altar were found at Beersheba, where the stone had been reused as building material (cite book pg. 177). Hezekiah even destroyed the bronze serpent made by Moses kept in the Temple as a reminder of Israel’s days in the wilderness. The serpent was destroyed because people had started burning incense around it, thus it had become an object of

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