Series: God's Prophets: Elijah and Elisha
7 November 2021
Passage: 2 Kings 6:8-23
By faith, and not by sight, we know and confess that God is present and active in His world, always. That God, in the midst of human affairs, is quietly working out His great plan of salvation.
31 October 2021
Passage: 2 Kings 5:1-19
Naaman was a man who had everything – power, status, esteem, success, riches. He was beloved by his king, beloved by his soldiers, beloved by the people of Syria, feared by the people of all the surrounding nations, including Israel. But . . . there was just one problem – Naaman was also a leper.
24 October 2021
Passage: 2 Kings 2:1-15
This business of Elijah leading Elisha from Gilgal to Bethel to Jericho to the Jordan River and beyond. What is this all about? I would suggest that it is to teach Elisha and to teach us that our faith has a holy geography that we need to know and to honor, and in which to make our spiritual home.
17 October 2021
Passage: Hebrews 10:31 , II Kings 1:1-18
King Ahaziah really should have known better. Maybe he had not been old enough to be there with his father Ahab on Mt. Carmel the day God had sent down fire from heaven to consume the offering and to put to flight the prophets of Baal. But surely he had heard about that day.
10 October 2021
Passage: 1 Kings 21:1-29
Book: 1 Kings
When it comes to our religion, we want consolation without conviction. We want reassurance without repentance. We want wholeness without holiness.
3 October 2021
Passage: 1 Kings 19:1-18
Book: 1 Kings
Elijah may be done with life, done with being a prophet, done with Israel, perhaps even done with God. But God is not yet done with His servant Elijah.