Monthly Archives: May 2014

Three Keys

In I Kings 18 Elijah was very bold with his challenge to the prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel. God answered by fire — but will He always do such things? In :36 Elijah prays: “Today let it be known … Continue reading

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You’ve Got To Choose

I Kings 18 tells the story of Elijah and the prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel. In :21 Elijah speaks to the people of Israel and says: “How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If YHWH is God, follow … Continue reading

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Not A Problem; An Opportunity

I Kings :17-24 relates the story of Elijah and the death of the widow’s son. This was undoubtedly a test of faith: — for the woman, certainly. She had submitted to Elijah’s request for food and lodging, in the midst … Continue reading

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Making US Ready!

In Psalm 10:17 David writes, “O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear.” Near the end of a Psalm in which he has been entreating God for answers … Continue reading

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The Key to Fearlessness

In I Kings 17:1 the prophet Elijah first appears on the scene in Israel, and his first message to the king of Israel is of a drought in the land. But notice what Elijah says: “As YHWH, the God of … Continue reading

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Put It To Death

In Colossians 3:5 the Apostle Paul uses striking language to address how followers of Christ should deal with certain sins. He says, “Put to death the members (things) which are upon the earth: immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, … Continue reading

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From Bad To Worse

In I Kings 16 we see a picture of how wickedness compounds. It never remains as it is, but left unchecked will always go from bad to worse:

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