To ask for a double helping of one’s inheritance requires chutzpah. In this case, the inheritance Elisha requests is not for material goods. He wants a double share of the spirit from Elijah, his mentor and teacher. Elijah has just parted the waters of the Jordan for them to walk through. Is Elish….

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This post appeared here first: Forward Day By Day – February 14, 2021

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