|2 Kings 4:2|
And Elisha said to her, What shall I do for you? tell me, what have you in the house? And she said, Your handmaid has not any thing in the house, save a pot of oil.
Torrey's Topical Textbook—AKJV
A Prophet's Strange Providers
... The whole incident was a lesson to the prophet. He might well have thought that
God had sent him to a strange helper in this poor widow with her empty cupboard ...
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The Little Chamber on the Wall.
... He helped a poor widow to pay a debt and take care of her two sons by ... Then the prophet,
knowing that she had no child, promised that she should have a son, and ...
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On Lent, iv.
... Nor does the poor man fear to labour in this ... The holy widow of Sarepta discovered
this, who offered the ... all she had, and putting the prophet's hunger before ...
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On Contempt for Pain, Poverty, and Other External Things.
... things to those who wish to be poor for righteousness ... the widow two mites, He said
"that the widow had cast ... Whosoever shall receive," says He, "a prophet in the ...
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Letter cxxiii. To Ageruchia.
... If then the apostle compels poor widows"yet only those who ... No, a widow must take
every precaution not to ... of excess; so much so that the prophet's words shall ...
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"The Dust of the Actual"
... they left in pity to her; and this poor little scrap ... the time, though little I knew
it, a widow was tied ... when the sorrow takes shape in the Prophet's cry, "We ...
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Letter cxxvii. To Principia.
... from her virginity; and she was a widow of about ... nay almost impossible to attain;
the prophet yearns for it ... in view they select for their partners poor men who ...
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Election no Discouragement to Seeking Souls
... Elias is not sent to nourish and to be nourished by an Israelitish widow, but to
a poor idolatress across the border, the blessing of the prophet's company is ...
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The Law of Greatness
... As the gift of two mites by the widow was greater than ... to give all my goods to feed
the poor, and my ... we recognize here the echo of the prophet's words, "Thou ...
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Carried Captive into Babylon
... The poor people, after passing through many trials, were finally ... Overwhelmed with
grief, the prophet exclaimed: "How doth the ... how is she become as a widow! ...
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