Human nature hasn’t changed since old testament times. As is true of us today, it was often two steps forward with God, three steps back for the OT kings we’re currently studying. Temptation was and is a stealthy, cunning enemy, at times requiring God to bring forth an extreme event into our lives to jolt us back to His center. Like Jehu, and as spirit filled children of God, we must be passionate and constantly diligent about allowing His direction to completely sever us from voices of influence that draw us temptingly close to self-destruction.
This might require changing the way we are used to living.
Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.