Faith for a Miracle (8 of 13) by Stan Coffey
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Series: Faith - How to Get it and How to Grow It
2 Kings 4:1-7
And our message today is from 2 Kings chapter 4 and we're going to read verses 1-7. Faith for a miracle. God is in the business of miracles. How many of you believe God is in the business of miracles today? Amen? Alright. Jesus is the same, today and forever according to the Bible. So, if he performed miracles when he was here on earth, he performs miracles today. And it's according to our faith, Jesus said, so be it unto you. Faith is expecting the best. Faith is moving against your fear. You remember those eight that we talked about last week.
Now, here's the situation in the Old Testament where God performed a miracle for one widow. It's a wonderful pattern of how a person believed God and God rescued this person out of a dire situation. 2 Kings 4:1 - ''Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto Elisha saying, Thy servant my husband is dead; and thou knowest that thy servant did fear the LORD: and the creditor is come to take unto him my two sons to be bondmen.
And Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for thee? Tell me, what has thou in the house? And she said, Thine handmaid hath not any thing in the house, save a pot of oil. Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbors, even empty vessels; borrow not a few. And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full.
So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons, who brought the vessels to her; and she poured out. And it came to pass, when the vessels were full, that she said unto her son, Bring me yet a vessel. And he said unto her, There is not a vessel more. And the oil stayed. Then she came and told the man of God. And he said, Go, sell the oil, and pay thy debt, and live thou and thy children of the res ...
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