My Heart is for Israel

In my last post, we continued to explore the ministry of Elisha by looking at 2 Kings 6:15-23where we learned that God Who Shows Mercy. In this post, we continue with 2 Kings 6:24-33where we see the God Who Keeps His Covenant.

Warning: What follows is one of the gut-wrenching passages in Scripture given the subject matter.

24 But some time afterwards, Ben-Hadad king of Aram gathered all his army, went up and laid siege to Shomron. 25 At the time, there was a severe famine in Shomron; and they maintained their siege until a donkey’s head sold for eighty pieces of silver and half a pint of doves’ dung for five pieces of silver. 26 As the king of Isra’el was passing by on the wall, a woman cried out to him, ‘Help, my lord, king!’ 27 He said, ‘If Adonai isn’t helping you, how do…

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