He had spent his life in a high position and was highly regarded. He is described on the pages of Scripture as "valiant." Naaman wasn't one to take orders, but to give them. But now this commander of the army of Aram was ready to listen to desperate measures, ready to follow the advice of the lowly. You can be sure he didn't like taking the suggestion of a servant girl from Israel. But desperation led him on. His skin was wasting away with a terrible and deadly disease. He traveled to Israel. Picture the entourage. He was no lowly beggar.