2 Kings 6:8; Romans 8:28-31
Introduction: Last week: Gates of Hell shall not prevail.
There is so much written in Scripture about God being on our side: to rescue, comfort, strengthen, lead and save!
We need to see clearly what God provides for us!
- Israel is at War / being attacked – 6:8-10 ‘Therefore the heart of the king of Syria was greatly troubled’ because God would expose his plans / whereabouts.
- They were surrounded.
- Had no one to help them.
Scripture on warfare.
- God as His Peoples Defense – 6:11-13
- Elisha needing answers/ instruction / direction. – 6:14-15
Elisha could see no escape.
- Manna from heaven when hungry.
- Water when there was drought.
- Healing when there was sickness. – Bitter waters.
- Supernatural Understanding of the Nature and Person of God. – 6:16-17
Application: Elisha’s answer came though a supernatural revelation of who God was at that moment. Open His Eyes
Ephesians 1:17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, (NKJ)
- Courage and Valor to Proceed –‘Elisha prayed’ – 6:18
What we need is a revelation, understanding…disclosure of whom God is and what he will do, that moves us into a victorious position.
- A Reversal of the Enemies Plans / Tactics – 6:18-23
Verse 6:23: ‘So the bands of Syrian raiders came no more into the land of Israel.’
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