The spirit of Elijah rests on Elisha.
We tend to look at the servant rather than the God behind the servant.
We are the salt and the light of the world.
The youths. A reflection of their parents values.
Elijah may be gone but God still remains.
Do we turn to our own baalzebub in times of crisis?
The fire from heaven alludes back to mt Carmel. The captains were challenging God.
The third captain feared God and not ahaziah. Are you terrified of God? God will judge sin.
Don’t compromise on your family’s spiritual wealth for worldly wealth.
Think about how difficult it was for michaih. 400 false prophets against 1. Be alert when God’s word points to your sins do not go with the popularity vote.
Speak the truth into a brother’s life.
Ahab really thought he could trick God. Imagine what was going through his mind when the arrow pierced him.
2 Chro 17-20. Why would his son want to marry a wicked king’s daughter? It could show Jehosaphat’s neglegence during his son’s upbringing.
“Do two walk together, unless they have agreed to meet?
Amos 3:3 ESV
Dare to be a Daniel. No compromise. Trust and obey in Jesus.
Delight in the law of the Lord at work.
House wives take comfort in a humble loving home.
Vv2 meditate on the word of God. Chew on it. You become like the company you keep. Keep company with God.
Job disproves retribution theology.
Listen in order to understand. Not for ammunition.
The wicked are prospering.
Behold, is not their prosperity in their hand? The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Job 21:16 ESV
Job must be so righteous since he lives in affliction.
How often do you see the wicked suffer?
Will any teach God knowledge, seeing that he judges those who are on high?
Job 21:22 ESV
Do not defend God. It is absurd.
Now therefore, if I have found favor in your sight, please show me now your ways, that I may know you in order to find favor in your sight. Consider too that this nation is your people.”
Exodus 33:13 ESV
Your vengeful heart has made you a fool. God judges in the next life.
Righteousness man can suffer righteously.
God is merciful.
God sees all the injustice in the world.
Ours is not to know why but to obey.
Ahabs repentance less than God’s mercy.
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
2 Peter 3:9 ESV
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Elisha my God is salvation.
Do you count the cost of following Jesus? Will you drop everything like Elisha?
Are you shuffling between the world and Jesus?
Called to be a prophet. When called into full time ministry cut all your ties with the world.
We are called to make disciples of all nations.
The seige of Samaria
God intervened. For His glory.
Syria challenging Yahweh.
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