Proof That God is in Control

THE LOT IS CAST INTO THE LAP, BUT THE DECISION IS WHOLLY OF THE LORD [EVEN THE EVENTS THAT SEEM ACCIDENTAL ARE REALLY ORDERED BY HIM].- PROVERBS 16:33 AMP

In 2 Kings 8:1-6, Elisha told the woman (whose son was brought back to life) to relocate to another place with her family because famine was coming to the land and it would last for seven years. She obeyed God’s Word spoken through His servant (Elisha) and sojourned in the land of the Philistines for seven years. After the famine, she returned and went to see the king about getting her house and land back.

As she walked in to beg the king for her property, Gehazi (Elisha’s servant) was with the king telling him how Elisha had brought  a dead boy back to life. When he saw her, he said:

“My master and king, this is the woman, and this is the son Elisha brought back to life.” The king asked the woman, and she told him about it. Then the king chose an officer to help her. “Give the woman everything that is hers,” the king said. “Give her all the money made from her land from the day she left until now.”2 Kings 8:6 NCV

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