God's Blessing To The Obedient Man
Turn please to Second Kings chapter five, Second Kings chapter five. We're continuing our study on the miracle of Elisha. And here is one of the notable miracles of Elisha, it's the story of the cleansing of Naaman, who was a leper. And I'm reading in Second Kings five, verse one. "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria, he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper. And the Syrians had gone out by companies, and had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a little maid; and she waited on Naaman's wife. And she said unto her mistress, would God my Lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! For he would recover him of his leprosy. And one went in and told his lord saying, thus and thus said the maid that is of the land of Israel. And the king of Syria said to, and, and the king of Syria said, go to and I will send a letter unto the king of Israel. And he departed, and took with him ten talents of silver, and six thousand pieces of gold, and ten changes of raiment." This was the king's ransome,may I say. "And he brought the letter to the king of Israel saying, now when this letter has come unto thee, behold, I have therewith sent Naaman my servant to thee, that thou mayest recover him of his leprosy. And it came to pass, when the king of Israel had read the letter that he rent his clothes and said, am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man doth sent unto me to recover a man of his leprosy? Therefore I consider, wherefore consider, I pray you, and see how he seeketh a quarrel against me. And it was so that when Elisha had heard that the king of Israel had rent his clothes, he sent unto the king and said, wherefore hast thou rent thy clothes. Let him come now to me. He shall know that there is a prophet in Israel. So Naaman came with his horses and with his chariots and ...
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