He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much. Luke 16:10. God had bidden Elijah anoint another to be prophet in his stead. “Elisha the son of Shaphat … shalt thou anoint to be prophet in thy room,” He had said; and in obedience to the command, Elijah went to find Elisha…. Elisha’s father was a wealthy farmer, a man whose household were among the number that in a time of almost universal apostasy had not bowed the knee to Baal.
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Rose’s Devotionals are prepared by Rose Hartwell, one of the Intercer founders. Since 1999, Rose sends out a daily devotional newsletter that includes a commentary on a Bible passage, a list of prayer requests for the current week and an illustration from daily life that applies to the Bible passage in study.