Published August 11, 2006
by Out of This World Publishing .
Written in English
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The miracle requires her cooperation in collecting as many jars as she can to hold in which to pour out the oil she has in her one jar. The oil does not stop flowing until she runs out of jars, and Elisha tells her to sell the oil to pay her debts. Notice that Elisha is called "man of God" instead of . Apparently this is enough capital for Elisha to begin with. He tells her to borrow empty jars from all her neighbors, and fill them with oil from her jar. She is able to fill every jar with oil before her own jar runs out, and the profit from selling the oil is enough to pay the family’s debts (2 Kings ). 2 Kings 4 New English Translation (NET Bible) Elisha Helps a Widow and Her Sons. 4 Now a wife of one of the prophets appealed to Elisha for help, saying, “Your servant, my husband is dead. You know that your servant was a loyal follower of the the creditor is coming to take away my two boys to be his servants.” 2 Elisha said to her, “What can I do for you? After one of the prophets in Elisha’s circle died, his family fell into debt. The fate of a destitute family in ancient Israel was typically to sell some or all of its members into slavery, where at least they would be fed (see “Slavery or Indentured Servitude (Exodus )” at ).The widow is on the verge of selling her two children as slaves and begs Elisha for.
One jar of oil-based myrrh, frankincense, cinnamon and aloe ointment could sell for as much as one labourer’s yearly salary. Oil was a precious item in international trade. Solomon had used it years before to pay for some of the supplies he used to build the temple (2 Chronicles ). For the LORD, the God of Israel, says, ‘The jar of meal will not run out, and the jar of oil will not fail, until the day that the LORD sends rain on the earth.’ ” Miracle 3. Elijah raises a widow’s dead son. 1 Kings The LORD listened to the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived. Miracle 4. "And a table": Not only to eat his food, but to write on, and lay his books on he reads. Of the table of a scholar of the wise men, in later times, we are told, that two thirds of it were covered with a cloth, and the other third was uncovered, on which stood the plates and the herbs. "And a stool": to sit upon at the table. Elisha was a prophet. He had faith in God. God helped him do miracles. A miracle shows the power of God. 1 Kings –24; 2 Kings – The First Miracle. One day a woman came to see Elisha.
Cut out 6 jar shapes and color and paste them in the 6 places. Number the 6 jars. Cut to edge the top of the folder making a flap out of each of the numbered jars. On the inside of the folder divide into 6 equal parts. Find 3 unique pot pictures (2 each) or if you are artistic you can draw 3 different jars (2 each) and place them in random. Elisha And The Jar Of Oil- Coloring Page. Posted on Ma Elisha And The Jar Of Oil (Coloring Page) Coloring pages are a great way to end a Sunday School lesson. They can serve as a great take home activity. Or sometimes you just need to . The Bible story of Elijah and Elisha is found in both books of Kings from the Old Testament. They are two of the most notable prophets from scripture helping to restore Israel in a time of wicked rulers. Elijah is initially presented in 1 Kings 17 as the seer who foretold a three-year drought in the land of Israel. At that time, Israel was ruled by corrupted Kings whose evil ways caused the. The one jar of oil was multiplied miraculously, and she was able to sell enough of the valuable oil to pay off her debt and live off the remainder (2 Kings ). Elisha and the Shunammite woman. Two additional miracles were performed for a woman and her husband dwelling in the town of Shunem. Elisha the prophet often stayed at the home of.