The Man Of God
Take your bibles please and turn if you will now to Second Kings chapter thirteen as we continue this series on the miracles of Elisha. Now, we know that many men have been a participant in the miraculous while they were living. We're going to read tonight the story of a man who participated in a miracle after he was dead. I want to begin reading here in Second Kings chapter thirteen and verse twenty. You will remember that Elisha's the man that we've been studying about. Second Kings chapter thirteen and verse twenty. "And Elisha died, and they buried him. And the bands of the Moabites invaded the land at the coming end of the year. And it came to pass, as they were burying the man, that, behold, they spied a band of men, and they cast the man into the sepulcher of Elisha, and when the man was let down, they touched the bone, and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet." I'm going to enjoy preaching the message tonight for several reasons. Uh, this is a message really that I preached about seven years ago and it bas a very deep significance for me because I preached it at the Southern Baptist Convention, the Pastor's Conference and two of our men were there, uh, uh, who were on the pulpit committee at Bellevue Church and that was the first time they heard me preach, And I thought about that as I looked over this scripture as we continued our series in the messages on the life of Elisha and it brought back sweet memories to me. I'm going to enjoy preaching it also because it's easier to preach something you've already preached than to prepare something that you have not preached. I am also going to enjoy preaching it because it speaks to me. This message has been a great source of comfort to me through my ministry. And it has been a great source of comfort to me in recent days. And I want to entitle the message, THE MAN OF GOD. The man of God. And I want you to look at this story here because it is a remar ...
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