The Faith of Elisha
1. In Hebrews 11:32 "the prophets" are mentioned in connection with their faith.
2. One of the greatest prophets was Elijah.
a. Elijah served as a prophet during a difficult time in Israel's history.
b. However, God accomplished a number of mighty works through Elijah.
c. Elijah demonstrated great faith on several occasions.
3. Elisha succeeded Elijah as God's prophet to Israel.
a. Elisha was similar to Elijah in a number of ways.
b. Elisha served as a prophet during a difficult time.
c. God accomplished a number of mighty works through Elisha.
d. Elisha demonstrated great faith on several occasions.
I. (1 Kings 19:15-16) GOD INSTRUCTED ELIJAH TO APPOINT ELISHA AS
II. (1 Kings 19:19-21) ELIJAH CALLED ELISHA
III. (2 Kings 2:1-15) ELISHA WAS PRESENT WHEN ELIJAH "WENT UP BY A
WHIRLWIND INTO HEAVEN"
IV. (2 Kings 2:23-25) ELISHA WAS MOCKED BY SOME CHILDREN
V. (2 Kings 4:1-7) THE WIDOW'S OIL WAS MULTIPLIED
VI. (2 Kings 4:8-37) ELISHA AND THE WOMAN OF SHUNEM
A. (vs.8-10) This woman cared for Elisha.
B. (vs.11-17) Elisha informed her that she would have a son.
C. (vs.18-37) The woman's son died, but Elisha brought him back to life.