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Naaman and all his attendants went back to Elisha. Naaman told him, ‘Now I know that there is no God in all the world except in Israel. So please accept a gift from your servant.’ Elisha replied, ‘As surely as the Lord lives, whom I serve, I will not accept a thing.’ Even though Naaman urged him, he refused. Naaman promised Elisha he would only worship the Lord God in future. ‘Go in peace,’ Elisha said. – Slide 14

Elisha could see that the young widow was desperate. She threw herself at the old prophet's feet and sobbed, "The creditor is coming to take my two sons to be his slaves!" The woman's husband had died unexpectedly and left her with a huge debt. In Bible times, a lender had a right to repossess property and even take children as payment if a family could not pay the bills (Job 24:9).

Elisha asked ‘Where have you been, Gehazi?‘Nowhere,’ Gehazi, lied.‘Was not my spirit with you when Naaman got down from his chariot to meet you?’ Elisha asked. He knew about his dishonest servant’s dealings and declared, ‘Naaman’s leprosy will cling to you and to your descendants forever.’ Gehazi’s skin became leprous - as white as snow. – Slide 16

Gehazi, the servant of Elisha, however followed after Naaman. ‘Elisha sent me to say, “Two young prophets arrived at the hill country of Ephraim,”’ he lied. ‘Please give them silver and two sets of clothing.’ Naaman willingly gave Gehazi twice the amount of silver he had asked for and the clothes. He smuggled them back to the house and hid them. – Slide 15

59. Naaman “dipped himself seven times in Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God [Elisha]: and his flesh came again like unto the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.” 2 King 5:14 He was a leper who went to Elisha to ask for healing. Elisha said to wash himself into the river 7 times. On the 7th time he was heal. This is a symbol of how water is a symbol of the LORD who heals.