Series The Miraculous Life of Elisha--Part 2

Elijah and Elisha. It’s easy to confuse these two Old Testament prophets because of their similar sounding names, mission, and miracles. Yet as their stories move forward into the New Testament, their significance gets real interesting. Elijah get’s likened to John the Baptizer. And Elisha? By the Hebrew meaning of his name— together with his reputation for raising the dead, multiplying bread, and healing a leper, he gives us hints about the biggest surprise of all. Join Elisa Morgan, Bill Crowder, and Mart DeHaan as they Discover the Word in part 2 of the Miraculous Life of Elisha.

Dates May 2-13, 2016
# of Programs 10
At The Table Mart DeHaan, Elisa Morgan, Bill Crowder
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Part 1 - 05/02/16

Why is it easier to give than to receive?

For many people, it’s easier to give than to receive because they feel uncomfortable being on the receiving end. Maybe they might feel unworthy or less in control. Today on Discover the Word, we will begin a two-week focus on “The Miraculous Life of Elisha” and talk about a woman who gave generously of her resources to Elisha and his ministry but had a difficult time being on the receiving end. Why was that? Join the study today on Discover the Word!

Part 2 - 05/03/16

Faith, disappointment and doubt

Have you ever been the victim of a cruel joke? Well, today’s study of “The Miraculous Life of Elisha” on Discover the Word takes us to a woman who may have felt like the victim of a cosmically cruel joke after her young son suddenly died. Join us as we discuss how repeated disappointments in our lives can cause us to doubt, even in the midst of our faith. A revealing conversation today on Discover the Word!

Part 3 - 05/04/16

What’s in a sneeze?

You’ve heard of the seven dwarves. But have you heard of the seven sneezes? Today on Discover the Word, we will talk about an odd chapter in the story of “The Miraculous Life of Elisha.” After the prophet Elisha prayed for a young boy who had died,  the boy awoke and sneezed seven times! So what’s with all the sneezes? Join the conversation today on Discover the Word!

Part 4 - 05/05/16

Understanding our need for the Lord and others

Has anyone ever told you, “Hey, if you need anything, just let me know”? And have you ever taken them up on their offer to help or were you able to handle things on your own? Today on Discover the Word, we will talk about what it often takes for us to understand how much we need the Lord and others. Another aspect of “The Miraculous Life of Elisha” today on Discover the Word!

Part 5 - 05/06/16

The two women from Shunem

Many Bibles stories don’t seem to be connected but upon closer examination, we find they are. Today on Discover the Word, we examine the stories of two different women  from the town of Shunem. Find out how they are connected and why only one has a happy ending. Listen today to Discover the Word!

Part 6 - 05/09/16

Elisha’s strange miracles

The Old Testament prophet Elisha performed some pretty strange miracles. Like the one where he threw flour in a pot of stew to remove the poison so a bunch of prophets-in-training could eat it. Entertaining story, but what relevance could this story have to us? Today on Discover the Word, we will continue the discussion on “The Miraculous Life of Elisha.” Join the study today on Discover the Word!

Part 7 - 05/10/16

Similarities between Elisha’s and Jesus’s miracles

It was a time of famine in Israel, and Elisha the prophet fed a large crowd with only twenty loaves of bread. And there was a bunch left over. Does this event in “The Miraculous Life of Elisha” sound familiar? Today on Discover the Word, we will tie Elisha’s miracle to when Jesus fed a crowd of thousands with five loaves and two fish. You’ll find fascinating similarities between the two today at on Discover the Word!

Part 8 - 05/11/16

Leprosy, a military commander, and a message

What would you say is the most feared communicable disease of our day? Well, during the time of “The Miraculous Life of Elisha,” it had to have been leprosy. And a Syrian military commander named Naaman had it. Today on Discover the Word, we will talk about an astounding prophetic message behind this intriguing story. Don’t miss the conversation today on Discover the Word!

Part 9 - 05/12/16

Trusting God in tough times

Can you really trust God in tough times? Well, today on Discover the Word, the group continues their study of “The Miraculous Life of Elisha” and why trusting God with healing a Syrian military leader named Naaman was so tough for all concerned. Join the group today  on Discover the Word!

Part 10 - 05/13/16

Does God heal non-believers?

Today on Discover the Word, we will conclude this section of the study on the “Miraculous Life of Elisha” with the story of how God miraculously healed someone who previously may not have believed in the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. But when he was healed, we’ll discover important truths about who God is reaching out to. Listen today on Discover the Word!

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