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