“‘Now, bring me a musician.’ While the musician played, the Lord’s hand came on Elisha.” (2 Kings 3:15) [CSB]
Moab’s Rebellion Against Israel (2 Kings 3)
• Israel: (v. 1-3)
Descendants of Jacob AKA Israel
• Moab: (v. 4-5)
Descendants of Lot’s son, Moab
• Judah: (v. 6-7)
Descendants of Jacob’s son, Judah
• Edom: (v. 8-10)
Descendants of Jacob’s brother, Esau AKA Edom
• Elisha: (v. 11-19)
Protegé of the prophet Elijah
Perspectives for Today
In trouble, needs help
Helping a friend, too big a task
Along for the ride, not my fight
Overwhelmed, reluctant to help
Listened to God’s Word (1 Samuel 16:23)
Rebellious, looking to destroy God’s people
- When you need help, reach out!
- When you feel overwhelmed, seek Godly counsel!
- When God provides for and protects you, praise Him!