The Latter Rain is Coming

Naaman healedI awoke this morning and after getting dressed I prayed and read the Bible. I felt the Holy Spirit telling me to read 2 Kings chapter 5. It is the story of the Syrian army commander Naaman who had leprosy. The story begins with a military raid in which a young Israeli girl was taken captive and ended up serving Naaman’s wife. Instead of being biter about her slavery, she used the opportunity to spread the good word about the Lord:

“Then she said to her mistress, “If only my master were with the prophet who is in Samaria! For he would heal him of his leprosy.” – 2 Kings 5:3

Naaman told this to the Syrian king who sent him to the king of Israel with this message:

“Then he brought the letter to the king of Israel, which said, ‘Now be advised, when this letter comes to you, that I have sent Naaman my servant to you, that you may heal him of his leprosy.'” – 2 Kings 5:6 Continue reading