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Elisha took a big risk when he chose to be a prophet!

This is Q8L4 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • Elijah invited Elisha to be a prophet.
  • Elisha cooked his ox and left everything to follow Elijah.
  • When Elijah was taken into heaven, Elisha took his place as a prophet.
  • God loves it when kids take a risk to be his follower.

Memory Verse:

Matthew 16:24 “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way… and follow me.”

See Also: The Prophets, Elijah, Following God

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. What’s the riskiest thing you’ve ever done? (learned how to ride a bike, get on a plane, give a speech)
  3. Who did God tell Elijah to go find? What was Elisha doing when Elijah found him?
  4. What was the risky decision Elisha had to make to become a prophet?
  5. Read Luke 16:13. Why can’t we serve two different things? Why does God deserve to be first in our lives?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Bible Storyline series.

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