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    The Bible story about Gehazi is so heartbreaking. At first glance it was so hard to understand how a servant of Elisha could go so far off track. “But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought: but, as the Lord liveth, I will run after him, and take somewhat of him.” (II kings 5:20)
    It’s interesting that afterward Elisha said to Gehazi, “The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee, …” Perhaps this is due to the pride (which Naaman had to overcome) that must have dwelt in Gehazi’s heart that he thought he knew better than “the man of God” and therefore even better than God what should be done. Even, “my master hath spared Naaman this Syrian,” seems like a bit of contempt for Naaman and Syria and a belief that he ought to be required to give something. As I understand it that was part of Gehazi’s justification to himself for what he was doing.
    We all must watch out for human will and pride. They are not on our side.

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