Elisha - Be Filled

           Text:  2 Kings 4:1-7


Running on Empty

         The widow’s dilemma

                   A dead husband

                   Facing great debts

                  Children to be taken for payment


                            Our Feelings:

                            I can’t take one more thing
                            -  Burnout, Overwhelmed


Taking Stock

          What do you have?

                  One jar of olive oil

                            Words of Wisdom for us:

                            Consider what you have
                            & Be thankful, grateful


A Word from the Lord

          Borrow vessels

                  From your Neighbors

                         Get Empty Vessels

                         Do not get a few


                             Words of Wisdom for us:  Seek God

                             Come to End of yourself, humility – even humiliation.
                             To have to rely on someone else….to borrow

                             God understands your needs and circumstances
                                  better than you do

                             You don’t know the truth of your circumstances
                                  until you have heard from Him


Pour it Out

         Take what you have and pour it out


                              Words of Wisdom for us:

                              Self-Reliance is the enemy of faith.

                              We must get to the end of ourselves.

                              God will remove what you rely on,
                                   so that you learn to rely on Him

                              “Lead us not into temptation.” 
                              (God will lead us into circumstances where He knows
                              we will be tested and tempted, because in the trial
                              our faith is made stronger.  Is there a possibility of
                              failure, certainly – thus our cry for deliverance.)


God’s Provision

          When all the vessels were full, the oil stopped

                   Pour into the jars you have

                   Set aside the jars that are filled

                   God met her immediate need

                   God provided for her future


                               Words of Wisdom for us:            

                               When we are empty of self-reliance,
                               God can be relied on to fill our needs



                              Truths for Today

               God will not fill that which is not empty

           God will fill all that is made available to Him


                              EMPTY TO BE FILLED

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