September 5, 2021
ELIJAH: COURAGE UNDER FIRE
2 Kings 2:6-15
Question: How am I sharing with others what God has shared with me?
- : Be Someone Worth
1 Kings 19:21 (NIV) — So Elisha left him and went back. He took his yoke of oxen and slaughtered them. He burned the plowing equipment to cook the meat and gave it to the people, and they ate. Then he set out to follow Elijah and became his servant.
2 Kings 2:6 (NIV) — Then Elijah said to him, “Stay here; the Lord has sent me to the Jordan.”
And he replied, “As surely as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you.” So the two of them walked on.
2 Kings 2:8 (NIV) — Elijah took his cloak, rolled it up and struck the water with it. The water divided to the right and to the left, and the two of them crossed over on dry ground.
2. : in Others
2 Kings 2:9 (NIV) — When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me, what can I do for you before I am taken from you?”
“Let me inherit a double portion of your spirit,” Elisha replied.
1 Thessalonians 2:8 (NIV) — Because we loved you so much, we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well.
3. : Pass the
2 Kings 2:14 (NIV) — He took the cloak that had fallen from Elijah and struck the water with it. “Where now is the Lord, the God of Elijah?” he asked. When he struck the water, it divided to the right and to the left, and he crossed over.
Luke 9:23-24 (NIV) — Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it.