Bahan Alkitab: 2 Kings 6: 8-23
This week the children learn about trusting God when they feel afraid. The story happens during Elisha, the diciple of Elijah.
The Arameans made secret plans to attack Israelites. However, every time God told Elisha the Arameans plan. Everytime Elisha’s servant will deliver the secret plan of the enemy to the king of Israel.
The Arameans was angry, they thought there are spies among them. Then they found out that it was Elisha who always knows about their secret plan because God told Elisha about it.
So Arameans wants to capture Elisha. They went to Dothan at night and circled the city. In the morning, Elisha’s servant saw hundreds of enemies surrounding the city. He was afraid.
However Elisha was calm. He prayed and God opened the servant’s eyes so he can see that there are heavenly armies around them.
Then Elisha prayed again, the enemies were made confused by the Lord. Elisha led them to the city of Samaria. The Israelites army surround the enemies.
However, God does not allow the Israelites to kill the Arameans. So they were given food and were sent back to their king. After this insident, the do not dare to attack the Israelites again.