Lesson: A Brother Intercedes
Reading: Intercession for a child
Reference: 2 Kings 4:30–37

II Kings 4:30: And the mother of the child said, As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her.
II Kings 4:31: And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Wherefore he went again to meet him, and told him, saying, The child is not awaked.
II Kings 4:32: And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid upon his bed.
II Kings 4:33: He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto the Lord.
II Kings 4:34: And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his hands: and he stretched himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child waxed warm.
II Kings 4:35: Then he returned, and walked in the house to and fro; and went up, and stretched himself upon him: and the child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes.
II Kings 4:36: And he called Gehazi, and said, Call this Shunammite. So he called her. And when she was come in unto him, he said, Take up thy son.
II Kings 4:37: Then she went in, and fell at his feet, and bowed herself to the ground, and took up her son, and went out.