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A Woman That Teaches Us That God Can Supply Our Needs (1 of 6)
Series: Lessons From Women In The Bible
II Kings 17:8-16, Phil.4:19
1. At the very beginning let me say that all of us need to be learners. However, when it comes to learning many are like the two fellows I read about named Bubba and Jake. Bubba and Jake chartered a plane with a pilot to drop them off in the wilds of Alaska for a week of Elk hunting, just as they had done the previous year.
2. When the pilot returned a week later to pick them up, Bubba met the pilot grinning from ear to ear, “We had a great hunting trip! We bagged four elk!” The pilot said, “That’s great, but unfortunately, the plane can only fly with the weight of two elk. You’ll have to leave two behind.”
3. Bubba and Jake were infuriated and insistent: “We won’t allow you to fly this plane out of here without all four elk,” said Jake. The pilot finally agreed and they took of with all four elk. About fifteen minutes in the flight the engine started to sputter and within second they were hurtling to the ground.
4. Luckily, all came through the crash although somewhat banged and bruised. Bubba dusted himself off and looked at Jake and wheezed, “Do you have any ideal where we are?” Jake replied, “Yes! We’re about a mile from where we crashed last year.”
5. Whereas some are slow learners, we should all be learners. Secondly, women can be great teachers. I know some men that don’t think so like the one fellow I heard about that would not listen to anyone, especially his wife. Finally, one day his wife, frustrated yelled at him, “You want listen to nobody,” and he remarked, “Especially you!” She looked at him and said, “How would you like it if you did not see me for a few days?” He said that would be fine and on about the third day he was able to see just a little out of his left eye.
6. When you read the Bible, you cannot escape the large place that women have in the Scripture. You also cannot escape t ...
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