The Naked Green

2004.11.5 Friday

Elijah was not taken by a fiery chariot

Filed under: General — Mr. Green @ 8.23 am

Last night I read 2 Kings chapter 2 and was reminded of one fact I learned in DTS. One of our leaders, Sean pointed out that Elijah was not taken up in a fiery chariot as most people think. Read it for yourself:

“It happened, as they still went on, and talked, that behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, which parted them both apart; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.”
-2 Kings 2.11 [WEB]

It’s interesting how we have a certain idea of what the Bible says and even read a passage several times and not realize what it’s saying. There are other things like that as well. It reminds me that I would like to do an SBS (YWAM’s School of Biblical Studies) some time.

1 Comment »

  1. makes me thing of spaceships and or futuristic vehicles, possibly the products of an advanced life form from another location in the universe. hey even nasa is looking into the possibility… just a neat little thought that popped into my head.

    i dont really ready your blog, i just happened upon it by way of a google search gone awry. but i may start coming back by. there are some interesting things here.

    Comment by lee — 2004.12.1 Wednesday @ 2.21 pm

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