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Succession 1.2

Jan 22, 2023    Ray Brown

Succession

The act of succeeding, or following after; a following of things in order of time or place, or a series of things so following; sequence

1 Kings 19:10-18 The Lord Appears to Elijah

1 Kings 19:19:21 The Call of Elisha

Mantle = gift and taking responsibility

Prophet comes from the Greek word for “spokesman,” which explains another definition of prophet: someone who speaks on behalf of God.

What comes with the mantle?

1.Power

2.Position

3.Authority

4.Protection

5.Respect

Today The End is the Beginning

Elijah runs Away 1 Kings 19:1-9

•Travels a day journey into the wilderness

•Sat under a broom bush and wanted to die

“I have had enough, I want to die!”

(Broom bush 6-8 ft. Shelter, fuel, food.)

God is a our provision!

•Sulking “I am no better than my parents”

•Lays down and falls asleep 3x

•Angel feeds him baked bread and water(2x)

•travels 40 days and nights

•He reaches Horeb, Mountain of God

•Enters a cave and spends the night