The Legacy Of A Double Portion

Are you investing in others? How about your children? How much do they know about the path God is taking you down? The world says theyre too young to understand, but God tells us to become more like them in order to come into the Kingdom. Spend a day discipling your kids, then let them teach you. Youll be amazed how simple it all is.

THE RIVER WALK

Read: 2Kings 1:1-2:25, Acts 13:42-14:7, Psalm 139:1-24, Proverbs 17:19-21

When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me, what can I do for you before I am taken from you?”
“Let me inherit a double portion of your spirit,” Elisha replied.
“You have asked a difficult thing,” Elijah said. (2 Kings 2:9-10)

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Relate: A portion of Elijah’s spirit is not like mashed potatoes. I’ve got a plate at Thanksgiving and someone scoops a portion of mashed potatoes on it. My brother Jordan loves potatoes so much he says, “I want a double portion” so they give him two scoops. Elijah had a portion of the spirit, Elisha asked for and received twice as much. No. That’s not a double portion.

A double portion goes more like this: I am the second of eight kids in my family, the oldest of the four boys. Had we been born in ancient Hebrew times…

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