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People in the Bible: Elisha, Man of Mission, Man of Miracles
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People in the Bible: Elisha, Man of Mission, Man of Miracles

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Day One 2015

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Overview

While the life of Elijah is familiar to most Christians, the mission and ministry of his successor, Elisha, is not. The majority of Elijah’s miracles were performed in the context of death and destruction, whereas the miracles of Elisha focused on healing and restoration. Elisha prophesied in Israel against the idolatry and unbelief that prevailed during the ninth century BC. The story of his life is relevant to modern Christians, and useful to all who seek to be witnesses in the modern world.

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Key Features

  • Provides a verse-by-verse examination of the life and ministry of Elisha
  • Analyzes the relevance of Elisha’s life for modern Christians
  • Examines Elisha’s life and miracles

Table of Contents

  • The Call of a Prophet (1 Kings 19:19–21)
  • Equipped to Serve (2 Kings 2:1–15)
  • Two Public Miracles (2 Kings 2:19–25)
  • The Sin of Rebellion (2 Kings 3:1–27)
  • God the Provider (2 Kings 4:1–7)
  • Marks of Godliness (2 Kings 4:8–17)
  • Calm in a Crisis (2 Kings 4:18–25)
  • Life after Death (2 Kings 4:25–37)
  • Two Further Miracles (2 Kings 4:38–44)
  • The God for all Nations (2 Kings 5:1–15)
  • Evidences of Genuine Spiritual Life (2 Kings 5:15–19)
  • The Fruits of Disobedience (2 Kings 5:20–27)
  • Tales of the Supernatural (2 Kings 6:1–23)
  • Bad News and Good News (2 Kings 6:24–7:20)
  • God Looks after His Own (2 Kings 8:1–6)
  • Issues of Life and Death (2 Kings 8:7–15)
  • The God of Vengeance (2 Kings 9–10)
  • The Last Lap (2 Kings 13:14–21)

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About John Cheeseman

John Cheeseman went to school at Epsom College in Surrey and was converted to Christianity at the age of 17. He studied classics at Oxford University, before training for pastoral ministry at Trinity College, Bristol. He has served in churches all over the southeast of England, most recently at Holy Trinity, Eastbourne, where he was the Vicar of a large town center church. He is also the author of Elijah: Man of Faith, Man of Fire.

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