To the Editor,
Where do you want to go when you die? My hope is heaven, same as many people in the Bible. Most of these people had to die to get to heaven. One of the few who didn’t was Elijah.
He spent his whole life doing God’s work. When his time came, he left his life in a very unusual way. His closest friend, Elisha, was with Elijah.
2 Kings 2:11, “As they were walking along and talking together, 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.” NIV.
My dictionary has a confusing definition for whirlwind. It begins “in a small rotating windstorm of limited extent…” It defines whirl as “a