Monthly Archives: July 2015

I, Gehazi

2 Kings describes the transition from God’s prophet, Elijah, to his successor, Elisha. Elisha performed many miracles by God’s power. We have so much to learn about God by how He worked through Elisha. However, in this discussion I’m most … Continue reading

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Legion revisited

I just re-read Mark 5:1-20 and got a fresh perspective on this account of one of Jesus’ healing miracles. In this passage, Jesus encounters a man possessed by demons who lives among the tombs. In short, Jesus commands the Legion … Continue reading

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Haiku primer

I believe that God created the world. I believe that His creation was beautiful. It is beautiful. I think that we sometimes get glimpses of the original beauty through literature, art, and music. Given that backdrop, I wanted to teach … Continue reading

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Her response

Read 2 Kings 4 (8-36) about the Shunammite woman. She has an amazing story. In summary, this prominent woman offered her hospitality to Elisha, a prophet and man of God. It began with meals and ended with a guest room in her home. … Continue reading

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Soshewent

In 2 Kings 4, a widow approaches Elisha. She tells him that her husband has died and that the creditor is coming to take her sons. Elisha asks her how he can help, but follows this offer immediately with a question … Continue reading

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Why calm the storm?

Matthew (8:23-27), Mark (4:35-41), and Luke (8:22-25) all describe Jesus’ calming of a storm. Luke’s version says: One day Jesus said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side of the lake.” So they got into a … Continue reading

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