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One day the widow of a member of the group of prophets came to Elisha and cried out, “My husband who served you is dead, and you know how he feared the LORD. But now a creditor has come, threatening to take my two sons as slaves.”

-2 Kings 4:1

1. When I don’t have what I really is usually the time I discover that God is really all I .

"What can I do to help you?"; Elisha asked. "What do you have in your house?"  Sir, I have nothing all except for a small jar of olive."

-2 Kings 4:2

Jesus said, “If you have faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’, and it would move. For nothing is impossible for you.”

-Matthew 17:20

2. I must offer to God what I and trust that He will provide what I .

Elisha said, “Borrow as many empty jars as you can from your friends and neighbors. Then close the door behind you and your children and pour oil into all those containers. When one is full, set it aside. “So she did as she was told. Her sons kept bringing jars to her, and she filled one after another. At last, she said to one of her sons, "Bring me another jar." "We don' have any more," he answered, and the oil stopped flowing from the small bottle.  After she told Elisha what had happened, he said, "Sell the oil and use part of the money to pay off your debt. You and your sons can live on what is left."

-2 Kings 4:3-7

I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.

-Romans 12:1

LIFE APPLICATION
To discuss during the week with your family or Life Group

1. Share a time when God did a lot with a little in your life.  What did you learn?

2. What do you have currently that you think is small and insignificant but that God might be wanting to use in a greater way?

3. What do you need to empty yourself of so that God can fill you with more of His Spirit?

4. What is your next step as a result of this message?