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Elisha
August 13, 2017

Elisha Week 9: Opportunity Lost

Elisha Week 9: Opportunity Lost

We finish our series on Elisha with a look at the last king of Israel he deals with. This guy wants to be a leader but cannot fully commit to trusting the Lord. Why is it that we can sometimes almost get there… but we end up falling away? What is keeping us from being […]

August 6, 2017

Elisha Week 8: Bitter Root

Elisha Week 8: Bitter Root

A strange tale from 2 Kings this week — about a King angry at God, a desperate situation, and four of the most unlikely heroes you’d ever want to meet…BIBLE REFERENCES: 2 Kings 6:24-25, 30-31; Hebrews 12:14-15; 2 Kings 6:33; 2 Kings 7:1-8; Proverbs 29:23; 2 Kings 7:9-20; 2 Kings 3:1-3, 5-13; Zechariah 7:11-12; 2 […]

July 30, 2017

Elisha Week 7: Seeing the Invisible

Elisha Week 7: Seeing the Invisible

In a breakdown of this famous Biblical account, we look at the “Angel Army” protecting Elisha and his servant. But, actually, this isn’t a lesson about the Army of Heaven — it is a lesson in seeing what cannot be seen. BIBLE REFERENCES: 2 Kings 6:8-20; 2 Corinthians 4:18; Hebrews 11:3; Isaiah 43:18-19; Hebrews 11:24-27; […]

July 23, 2017

Elisha Week 6: Every Which Way But Right

Elisha Week 6: Every Which Way But Right

The story of Naaman being healed of leprosy is pretty famous. Jesus references it during his ministry. But as we look at how he went about seeking his healing, we see he made so many mistakes along the way – its a miracle he got a miracle! Are we doing these things when we seek […]

July 16, 2017

Elisha Week 5: Room For God

Elisha Week 5: Room For God

God uses Elisha to bless a faithful woman. No one else notices the pain that she has pushed aside, but God sees it, and rewards her faithfulness. But then something tragic happens, and it looks like the gift God gave her will be snatched away. And that is when we learn what great people do […]

July 11, 2017

Elisha Week 4: Fire and Salt

Elisha Week 4: Fire and Salt

Elisha is the Prophet of the Lord. And we can see him growing into his position day by day. But he is not the same as Elijah. The same Spirit is on both of them, but the result is very different. We see that in the way Elisha deals with the problems he encounters… and […]

July 2, 2017

Elisha Week 3 – Sacred Places

Elisha Week 3 - Sacred Places

We go back one more time to Elijah’s last day on earth — but this time we look specifically at the places he went. At each step, the Spirit led him on his destination: From Gilgal, to Bethel… from Bethel to Jericho… and then from Jericho to the Jordan River. Why? Is there something special […]

June 25, 2017

Elisha Week 2: More Better

Elisha Week 2: More Better

Elijah is finally headed for home. The job as First Prophet is officially passing now to Elisha. But before Elijah leaves, there are still some very important things that he needs to teach us about how to receive God’s incredible blessing for our lives. Fortunately, Elisha is a great student so we can learn by […]

June 18, 2017

Elisha – Week 1 – The Calling

Elisha - Week 1 - The Calling

Elijah is told by God to find Elisha and anoint him as the next prophet of Israel. But does that mean that Elisha has no choice but to accept the assignment? Today, we look at the first meeting between these two great men of Israel — and more importantly, we look at how our response […]