King Hezekiah was one of only 8 good kings of Judah, who initiated much needed religious and civil reform, and turned to the Lord in time of grave crises.
In order to understand what faith is, you and I have to actually use it. A person does not really have faith until that person lives it out, boots on the ground, real life, real dilemmas, real crises.
Lachish's history is long, beginning in the Neolithic age and continuing to become Judah's second most important city (the first being Jerusalem). Not much is left today but the lizards