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July 6, 2012

posted Aug 5, 2012, 7:57 PM by Olivia Russ
Jamie Carte
It's All Right
Jamie Carte

In 2 Kings 4:17-37 we find a Shunammite woman who the Bible says built a room onto her and her husband's home for Elisha and his servant, Gehazi to use when they would come into their town. Elisha tells the woman that she will have a son, and she did. The boy grew and one day while with his father in the field he said, "My head! My head!" The father told a servant to carry him back to his mother. The boy sat on his mother's lap until noon and then he died. She took her now dead son and carried him up to the room that she had built for Elisha to have when he came to town to minister to the people and laid him on the bed.

Newburgh Theological Seminary

Immediately after doing this, The Word tells us, "She called her husband and said, "Please send me one of the servants and a donkey so I can go... (Continued)