The king of Edom and his troops joined
them, and and all three armies traveled
along a roundabout route through the
wilderness for seven days. But there was
no water for the men or their animals.
"What should we do?" the king of Israel
cried out. "The Lord has brought the
three of us here to let the king of Moab
But King Jehoshaphat of Judah asked, "Is
there no prophet of the Lord with us? If
there is, we can ask the Lord what to do
through him." One of King Joram's
officers replied, "Elisha is here. He
used to be Elijah's personal assistant.“
Jehoshaphat said, "Yes, the Lord
speaks through him." So the kings of
Israel, Judah, and Edom went to consult
"Why are you coming to me?" Elisha asked
the king of Israel. "Go to the pagan
prophets of your father and mother!"
But the King of Israel said, "No! For it
was the Lord who called us three kings
here—only to be defeated by the king of
Elisha replied, "As surely as the Lord
Almighty lives, whom I serve, I wouldn't
even bother with you except for my
respect for King Jehoshaphat of Judah.
Now bring me someone who can play the
While the harpist was playing, the power
of the Lord came upon Elisha and he
said, "This is what the Lord says: Make
this valley full of ditches.
You will see neither wind nor rain, says
the Lord, but this valley will be filled
with water. You will have plenty for
yourselves and your cattle and other
animals. But this is only a simple
thing for the Lord, for He will make you
victorious over the army of Moab!
“Faith that Works!”
Two Principals of “Faith that
can send the water; But sometimes He wants you to dig a
faith believes Big; but is willing to start small.
The next day at about the time when the
morning sacrifice was offered, water
suddenly appeared! It was flowing from
the direction of Edom, and soon there
was water everywhere.