Bible Stories for Adults
2 Kings 2-9, 13
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Next Week - Joash of Judah (2 Kings 11-12, 2 Chronicles 17-24)
Bible Words to Remember:
The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18
Past Weeks - Elijah (1 Kings 15 - 2 Kings 2)
Why did God send Elijah to Israel during Ahab's reign?
1 Kings 18:21
What did Elijah's name mean and why was it significant?
1 Kings 18:39
How was Elijah's life on earth ended?
2 Kings 2:11
Did Elijah's power and role in God's plan mean he was more than just a man?
Elijah's Successor (1 Kings 19:19-21; 2 Kings 2:1-18)
Who selected Elijah's successor and who was it?
1 Kings 19:15a, 16b
Was Elisha an experienced prophet & how did Elijah tell him he was chosen?
1 Kings 19:19
Did Elisha understand what Elijah had done?
1 Kings 19:20
How did Elisha respond to Elijah's comment letting him choose to go or not?
1 Kings 19:21
How faithful of a servant was Elisha?
2 Kings 2:2
Did anyone know Elijah was leaving?
2 Kings 2:3,7-8
What did Elisha want when Elijah asked if there were any last requests before he left?
2 Kings 2:9-10
Did God allow Elisha to see Elijah leave & thereby inherit the role of God's prophet?
2 Kings 2:11-12
How was it made known that Elisha was now Elijah's successor?
2 Kings 2:13-15
God Is Salvation (2 Kings 2:19-25)
Was Elijah ever able to convince Ahab that Jahweh is God?
1 Kings 21:27
What other truth about the Lord did Israel miss?
1 Kings 22:6-8
2 Kings 1:2
How did Elisha immediately make his point that salvation is from God?
2 Kings 2:19-22
How did Elisha also show that without God there is no salvation?
2 Kings 2:23-25
What was so bad about the youths calling Elisha names?
2 Chronicles 36:16
Salvation from Hopeless Circumstances (2 Kings 3)
What did Joram (Ahab's son) plan in response to Moab refusing to be subject to Israel?
2 Kings 3:5-6
Did Joram look to God for help in this effort?
2 Kings 3:7
What happened to the armies that showed the need for God's salvation?
2 Kings 3:9-10
How did Elisha respond to Joram's request for salvation?
2 Kings 3:11-14
What miracle did Elisha use to show God's salvation?
2 Kings 3:16-18, 20
How did God use this to save Israel from the Moabites?
2 Kings 3:22-24
Salvation Through Life to Individuals (2 Kings 4:1-37)
How did Elisha show God's salvation to a widow about to lose her sons?
2 Kings 4:1-5, 7
How did Elisha show God's salvation to the barren Shunammite woman?
2 Kings 4:8, 13-17
What happened that gave Elisha another opportunity to help the woman?
2 Kings 4:18-20
What did Elisha do that showed God's salvation?
2 Kings 4:32-35
Salvation Through Nourishment (2 Kings 4:38-44)
How did Elisha show God's salvation to a group of starving prophets?
2 Kings 4:38-41
Which of Jesus' miracles did Elisha perform a small version?
2 Kings 4:42-44
Salvation Through Health (2 Kings 5)
Who was Naaman and what was his problem?
2 Kings 5:1
How did a servant girl direct Naaman to the Lord?
2 Kings 5:2-3
How did Joram misinterpret the letter sent by the king of Aram?
2 Kings 5:6-7
What was Elisha's solution for Naaman's problem?
2 Kings 5:10
How was Naaman's cleansing like our cleansing from the leprosy of sin?
How excited was Naaman about this miracle answer from God?
2 Kings 5:11-12
Was Elisha's instruction foolish?
1 Corinthians 1:25
How does Naaman's response remind us of our own questioning?
What was the main purpose of Elisha's solution?
Did Elisha's solution have the desired effect?
2 Kings 5:13-17
Why wouldn't Elisha accept Naaman's gift?
How was Elisha's servant punished for his faith in wealth instead of God?
2 Kings 5:20, 24-27
Salvation From Daily Worries (2 Kings 6)
How did Elisha show God's salvation while prophets built a meeting place?
2 Kings 6:5-7
Salvation From Enemies (2 Kings 6)
How did Elisha protect the king of Israel from personal threats by Aram?
2 Kings 6:8-10
What plan the king of Aram make to eliminate this intelligence leak?
2 Kings 6:11-13
Why wasn't Elisha afraid when Aramean forces came to capture him?
2 Kings 6:15-17
How did Elisha "single-handedly" capture the Aramean troops?
2 Kings 6:18-20
What was the fate of these men and how did this affect the war?
2 Kings 6:21-23
Salvation From Famine (2 Kings 6-7)
What caused a famine in Samaria and how bad did it get?
2 Kings 6:24-26, 28-29
Who did King Joram blame the famine on?
2 Kings 6:31
What did Elisha promise that would show God's salvation?
2 Kings 7:1-2
How did God make this happen?
2 Kings 7:3, 5-7, 16
How did Elisha protect the Shunammite woman from another famine?
2 Kings 8:1, 3, 6
Salvation Through Death (2 Kings 13)
How did Elisha show God's salvation to Israel from his death bed?
2 Kings 13:14, 17
How did Elisha affect other victories over the Arameans?
2 Kings 13:18-19
How did Elisha's body show God's salvation from death well after his death?
2 Kings 13:20-21
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