Key Text: 2 Kings 5:11
But Naaman was furious and went away and said, “Behold, I thought, ‘He will surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the LORD his God, and wave his hand over the place and cure the leper.’
Many dreams have hit the rocks not because they weren’t fantastic dreams nor well thought out, but because many people already have a set mind and a non-flexible imagination on how they think their endeavors and businesses will succeed, and as such they have become unwilling to try out other peoples’ suggestions especially when it seems too ordinary.
Naaman was one of the greatest army general in Syria, whom by God’s hands had won many battles for his country: but he had Leprosy both on his body and in his attitude. Having received a suggestion to solving his pressing need, his imaginations as to the procedure of the solution almost blocked off his miracle. His idea of getting healed was totally different from Prophet Elisha’s instructions: they were too ordinary and demeaning to try. Continue reading