Summary: First in a series on the unseen spirit world around us. Dispelling the myths, and proclaiming the sensational truths about angels and their great importance to God and to believers. Link included to free formatted text, handout, and PowerPoint.
They figure out that Elisha is in the city of Dothan [not Alabama!]. Elisha’s servant wakes up one morning, yawns and scratches, and heads to the front porch to get the paper. He looks up and “aaaaaahh!” There in front of him is the Syrian army! He runs to Elisha: “boss, we’re in trouble!”
Joke: Lone Ranger said to Tonto, “the Indians are coming, they’re getting closer, they’re gonna kill us…WE’RE in trouble.” Tonto replies, “WE, white man?”
And Elisha looks out and says, no problem, there’s more of us than of them! The servant has got to be wondering, “is this that ‘new math’…let’s see, 1, 2 of us, and look at them!
2 Kings 6:17
And Elisha prayed, and said, Lord, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the Lord opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.
2 Kings 6:18
And when they came down to him, Elisha prayed unto the Lord, and said, Smite this people, I pray thee, with blindness. And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.
These were angels…the army of God!
Though we cannot see them, angels are here among us. There may not be as many empty seats in here as you think.
Don’t miss the rest of this series…the best is yet to come!