A New Syrian Invasion and the Death of Elisha

It may seem pointless to include what goes on between chapters without Elisha stories. But I want to keep you up to date on what is going on historically and politically speaking. That way, when we come back to Elisha in a chapter or so, you won't be confused who is who and what has … Continue reading A New Syrian Invasion and the Death of Elisha

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How a Box of Oil Caused the Downfall of Ahab’s Dynasty

Chapter 9 has Elisha! At least, a little bit I think. Elisha called over one of the children of the prophets and tells them to take a box of oil and go thither to Ramoth-Gilead. The scriptures make it sound like the person he sent to do this was young. Verse 4 says he was … Continue reading How a Box of Oil Caused the Downfall of Ahab’s Dynasty