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Tag: Elijah

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2 Kings
Travis West

The Heart of Greed

Read: 2 Kings 5:15-27 I will run after him and take something from him. (v. 20 NASB) The story begins with Naaman’s leprosy but ends with that very same leprosy clinging

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2 Kings
Travis West

The Little Girl

Read: 2 Kings 5:1-14 If only my lord were with the prophet who is in Samaria! (v. 3 NRSV) The most influential character in this story appears in only two verses

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2 Kings
Travis West

The Abundance of Creation

Read: 2 Kings 4:42-44; Mark 6:30-44 They will eat and have some left over. (v. 43 NIV) This story follows right on the heels of yesterday’s and is intended to be

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2 Kings
Travis West

Death in the Pot!

Read: 2 Kings 4:38-41 Serve it to the people and let them eat. (v. 41 Jewish Publication Society) It was a simple enough plan: just head out to the fields to

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2 Kings
Travis West

Secret Oil and Pervasive Grace

Read: 2 Kings 4:1-7 Shut the door. (v. 4) Two important details in this story are easily overlooked: the role of the neighbors and the fact that the miracle takes place

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2 Kings
Travis West

Life and Death

Read: 2 Kings 4:1-7 Your servant my husband is dead. (v. 1) This story is a roller-coaster ride of emotions, beginning in the depths of human tragedy—a father dies before his

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2 Kings
Travis West

Once or Twice?

Read: 2 Kings 2:1-18 When he had struck the water, the water was parted to the one side and to the other. (v. 14 NRSV) The Hebrew language is as different

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2 Kings
Travis West

The Passing of the Mantle

Read: 2 Kings 2:1-18 He picked up the mantle of Elijah. (v. 13 NRSV) In high school I ran on the track team. One of my least favorite events was the

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Elijah
Jeff Munroe

Elijah’s Loneliness

Read: 1 Kings 19:1-18 I, even I only, am left. (v. 10) It’s a safe bet that Elijah wasn’t just feeling alone but was feeling downright lonely when he hid for