Bibletime Lessons: Level 1

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C10 Elisha

Lesson No. 1 – The call to follow

One day Elijah found a young man called Elisha working in a field. He threw his cloak around him. Elisha knew that this meant he should leave his farming and go with Elijah to serve God.

1 Kings 19: 19-21
2 Kings 2: 1-15

Lesson No. 2 – Help for a friend

Elisha travelled around the country doing God’s work. Sometimes he visited a lady who was very kind to him. She gave him a special bedroom and cooked him good meals. Elisha promised the lady that God would soon give her a baby boy and so He did!

2 Kings 4: 8-37

Lesson No. 3 – Healing a leper

Naaman was a very important soldier. One day he became very ill with a bad skin disease. No doctors could make him better. In Naaman’s house was a little girl who had come from the land where Elisha lived. She was sure that God could help Elisha to make Naaman better.

2 Kings 5: 1-19

Lesson No. 4 – Cheating is punished

Naaman was on his way home when he saw someone running after him. It was Elisha’s servant, Gehazi. Gehazi knew that Naaman had brought some presents to thank Elisha for making him better but that Elisha had not taken them.

2 Kings 5: 19-27