Elisha: God’s Miracle Man

Elijah and Elisha were among Israel’s most important prophets. Some people confuse them, but they were extremely different men...
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  1. With great respect, I am all for Israel’s world leading status to come, through Messiah’s return. I consider myself a Bible student and have been for 45 yrs. Your reference to Elijah having gone to heaven is contradicted by Jn 3:13 where Jesus stated that NO ONE has ascended into heaven. This would also apply to Enoch, who was also translated to wherever. A man after God’s own heart, King David, is also not there. If he had an immortal soul, then where did he go? To me, 1 Cor 15:52-54
    answers where the patriarchs are – in the ground awaiting the resurrection. The dead know not anything. Eccl 9:5. 1 Cor 15:54 states that this MORTAL must put on immortality. Did Lazarus go to heaven for 4 days, then come back to be awakened by Jesus? Hope this stimulates further thought
    on the subject! Tony

    1. Remember the word of the Lord. When Jesus Christ died, he went to the ones that longed for him and preached the gospel to them. “… By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison …” (1 Peter 3) He went down to the Old Testament saints that looked forward to the coming of the Messiah and did sacrifice in anticipation of his coming. When Christ went to heaven, he took the souls and spirits of them with him to heaven. “… Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. (Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.) …” (Ephesians 4) Only the body of the Christian is in the grave. His/her spirit is in heaven. “.. absent from the body; present with the Lord ..” And, yes, one day, when Christ returns for his bride, the Christian receives a new body at the resurrection.

  2. Thank you for your thoughts on both Elijah and Elisha. Both were men of God with distinct calling to which they were obedient. What’s so exciting is that the same God they served we have today whereby we too can worship and serve. Psalm 27:4, 6b, 8, 11, 14.

  3. I fully enjoy David Levy’s articles. They are clear, easily understood in layman’s wording, so that anyone reading his writings can comprehend and get much information while getting an interesting, hold your attention style. I love Israel My Glory. Thank you most sincerely.

  4. I always enjoy the interpretations of David M. Levy, they are always so clear and biblically grounded

  5. I have enjoyed David’s interpretations/insight of scripture for 15 years. He explains scripture with scripture, never saying “no your wrong” causing me to do just that – read scripture and let the Spirit guide me. Thank you David. Christ is Risen!

  6. Muy hermosa enseñanza hermano David, nos da un cuadro general muy estimulante de la obra del profeta Eliseo.
    Por otro lado el comentario del hermano con respecto al ascenso al cielo del profeta Elías, dice claramente “he aquí un carro de fuego con caballos de fuego apartó a los dos; y Elías subió al cielo en un torbellino”
    Yo hace tiempo me preguntaba cómo se apareció al Señor Jesús en el monte de transfiguración Moisés y Elías para darle ánimo obtuve la respuesta de Eliseo en el versículo anterior Eliseo está ahí con un cuerpo glorificado y Dios lo envió para su amado.
    De Moisés dice que su cuerpo lo peleaban los angeles de Dios y los demonios él no ascendió en cuerpo al cielo como Esos y Elías, pero Dios sabe cómo hacer todo para su gloria.
    Desde Santiago de Chile un abrazo

    Very beautiful teaching brother David, gives us a very stimulating overview of the work of the prophet Elisha.
    On the other hand, the brother’s comment regarding the rise to heaven of the prophet Elijah, clearly says “behold, a chariot of fire with horses of fire separated the two; and Elijah ascended into heaven in a whirlwind. ”
    I long ago wondered how Moses and Elijah appeared to the Lord Jesus on Mount of Transfiguration to give him encouragement. I got Elisha’s answer in the previous verse. Elisha is there with a glorified body and God sent him for his beloved.
    Of Moses he says that his body was fought by the angels of God and the demons he did not ascend in body to heaven like Those and Elijah, but God knows how to do everything for his glory.
    From Santiago de Chile a hug

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