2 Kings 8:1-15 Prophet Elisha & death of Ben-Hadad A famine in Israel, The Shunammite obtains her land. (1-6): Read the passage. After the long narrative about the siege of Samaria, the Shunammite woman of 4:8–37reappears. The key to understanding this new story is found in 4:13, where the woman declines Elisha’s offer of help because […]
“But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,” Matthew 6:3. No promise is made to those who give to the poor to be seen of men. They have their reward at once and cannot expect to be paid twice. Let us hide away […]
For none of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself. For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. Romans 14:7-8.
And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor […]