Reintroducing Elisha's Eyes
Updated: Aug 24, 2018
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Many have read this post before, but I had to include it on my new site because it will set the foundation.
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I must give God all the glory because if it had not been for him, I would not have the knowledge or experiences to share with you.
I give honor to my Apostle, Sharon D. Walker, not only for blessing me, but giving me the truth that I will share with you. I thank her for encouraging me to do what the Lord has anointed me to do.
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Time for Business!
Some of you may think, what is Elisha’s Eyes?
In the word of God, Elisha is the young prophet that sat underneath Elijah the prophet. Elisha is what we would reference as a disciple, student, assistant, or armor bearer. No term is better than the other. It is based on preference.
I love the story of Elisha. It is one that has always stuck out to me. If I could admire anyone or relate to them it would be him. Now, I’m not a historian, so I am I unsure of the number of years that Elisha sat under Elijah. I think that this is not directly given because the Lord wants us to look at the quality of the student versus the quantity of time spent. However, I do know that Elisha wasn’t Elijah’s only student, but from the day that The Lord instructed Elijah to take Elisha as his servant in 1Kings 19:19, until the day that the Lord took Elijah up 2Kings 2:11, Elisha was by his side.
The experiences that Elisha had with Elijah prepared him to take over the office of the Prophet, which was his purpose. I can only assume that his service was pleasing to the Lord and Elijah because his request to receive a double portion of the mantle was granted to him by the senior prophet.
What a story! However, we live in a world and generation where such discipleship is rare and very hard to find. Ironically many others are promoting independent learning of God, and teach against submission to another human. They have derailed from the teachings of the Bible and are taking others with them.
This is why the Lord has instructed me to share the truth of servanthood or ministry. I must share my lessons and experiences because I am a spiritual Elisha. I will share the truth because I am a witness to the beauty of servanthood and the fruit that it produces.
I have always admired Elisha and I wanted to be a student like him. While I reference Elisha, the spirit that he possessed was the spirit of the servant and is evident throughout the entire Bible. Examples include Joshua to Moses, Jesus to the Father, the 12 to Jesus, Timothy to Paul, and the list goes on. More than anything the spirit of the servant is the Spirit of Christ our savior. Even Jesus, God and King, referenced what He learned. John 5:19 KJV, "Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise." So discipleship will always be in the will of God. And those that teach against it are teaching false doctrine.
In today’s church no one wants to be submitted to another person. John said, “little children I write unto you," and this was to the adults. In addition Jesus said unless we are like little children we cannot enter the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 18:3). The church today doesn't like to be told anything except for blessings. When pastors and leaders correct them they are quick to get mad, leave the church, and rebel. When we were kids and our parents disciplined us, we couldn’t move next door and tell the neighbor we are their new child. So, how do we think this is lawful in the eyes of God?
Now, I will in no wise condone anything that is against the bible, so if anyone is instructed to do anything against God, do not follow. Stand firm to the word of God. Paul said follow him as he followed Christ (1 Cor 11:1). What I am referencing is service and teachings under a true vessel of God.
I really didn’t know that this was such a deficit in the church until I started traveling with my Apostle. From state to country, people were complementing our entire ministry on our service and as Chief I was sometimes requested to teach others about servanthood. They complimented us on how we honored our leaders and served with excellence. I was under the impression that people served like this everywhere. I was highly mistaken.
I am grateful that the Lord has allowed me to receive this revelation. I will never stop teaching it . Indeed I have The Greatest Teacher, the Holy Spirit, but I also have my natural one, My Apostle, my Elijah. I have sat underneath her for over 9 years and I have learned a lot. It is through this that God has graced me to be who I am today. The Lord has truly sent me one of the Jewels of the Kingdom and I will forever be honored to be her disciple.
I know the Lord wants to bring back true service especially for His true leaders. They are in need of real disciples that they can impart into so that they will carry on the will of God. This is what I have come to share with the world. True discipleship, from the eyes of a disciple.
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