Tag: Elisha

The Call of Elisha (1 Kings 19:9-21)

The Call of Elisha (1 Kings 19:9-21)

The prophet Elisha was the pupil of the famous prophet, Elijah. He went on to become Elijah’s successor and performed many miracles. His life was one of sacrifice and service. Although he mixed with powerful politicians, he never forgot those on the margins. The story begins when God spoke to Elijah while he was hiding … Continue reading The Call of Elisha (1 Kings 19:9-21)

Elisha succeeds Elijah (2 Kings 2:1-15)

Elisha succeeds Elijah (2 Kings 2:1-15)

The prophet Elisha was a pupil of the famous prophet, Elijah. He went on to become Elijah's successor and performed many miracles. At God's request, Elijah had first called Elisha to be his disciple and successor when he was ploughing with oxen. Eventually, the time came for Elijah to go to heaven. So the Spirit of … Continue reading Elisha succeeds Elijah (2 Kings 2:1-15)