Israel's chariots and drivers!" Luke 9:51 And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem. And Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven." "Among your servants are 50 brave men," they said. "Let them go in search of your master. Elijah and Elisha were traveling from Gilgal, International Standard Version As the time drew near when the LORD was about to take Elijah to heaven in a wind storm, Elijah and Elisha were on their … When Elijah’s work as a prophet came to an end, a chariot and horses of fire appeared and Elijah was taken up to heaven in a whirlwind. When Elijah arrived, he told God that he feared for his life. Joshua 4:19 And the people came up out of Jordan on the tenth day of the first month, and encamped in Gilgal, in the east border of Jericho. Genesis 5:24 And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him. .” (verse 1). The 50 men searched for three days without finding Elijah, because God had taken the prophet to heaven. ___ Ravens brought Elijah bread and meat to eat. He prayed for death before falling asleep. "My father! Second Kings 2:11 tells us, "Suddenly a chariot of fire and horses of fire appeared and separated the two of them, and Elijah went up to heaven in a whirlwind." "Still, if you see me taken up from you, your wish will be granted; otherwise not.". Choose from news (Monday), leisure (Thursday) or worship (Saturday) — or get all three! Answer: The story of Elijah, the great prophet of Israel, being taken to heaven is found in 2 Kings 2:1–18. Here, Gilgal in Ephraim, the present Jiljilia, which stands on a hill south-west of Seil-n (Shiloh), near the road leading thence to Jericho. (Illustration by Linda Rivers), This is the artwork for Kids' Chronicle for April 26, 2020. "Please stay here; the Lord has sent me on to the Jordan," Elijah told his companion. It was almost time for God to take his prophet, Elijah, to heaven. "As the Lord lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you," Elisha replied. Joshua 5:9 And the LORD said unto Joshua, This day have I rolled away the reproach of Egypt from off you. ??? And it came to pass, when the LORD would take up Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal. Oliver Plunkett was born in Ireland in 1625. Perhaps the spirit of the Lord has lifted him up and left him on some mountain or in some valley.". And he was. The water divided, and Elisha crossed over. God said. Persecution of Catholics by the English forced him into hiding in 1679. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the LORD was not in the earthquake: Job 38:1 Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said, 1 Kings 19:16-21 And Jehu the son of Nimshi shalt thou anoint to be king over Israel: and Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abelmeholah shalt thou anoint to be prophet in thy room…. (Illustration by Linda Rivers). When you arrive, you shall anoint Hazael as king of Aram. Isaiah 28:28, "wheel"), a descriptive name of more than one place. An angel awoke Elijah to give him food and drink to prepare him to walk 40 days and nights to Horeb, the mountain of God. ___ Elijah could not bring the widow's son back to life. And it came to pass, when the Lord would take up Elijah into heaven. ___ God told Elijah to go to Ahab so God could bring rain and end a drought. renders, ?? Gilgal.--Heb., the Gilgal, i.e., the Ring (comp. The followers of Jesus choose a new apostle, Jennifer Ficcaglia / Catholic Courier | 06.10.2020, The Diocese of Rochester In America 1868-1993. .