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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).

Gehazi Was Ruined by Greed

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