It Might Be Small; But It Signifies Abundance
on April 25th, 2019
And Elijah said to Ahab, "Go, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain." So Ahab went off to eat and drink, but Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, bent down to the ground and put his face between his knees."Go and look toward the sea," he told his servant. And he went up and looked."There is nothing there," he said. Seven times, Elijah said, "Go back."The seventh time the servant re...  Read More
It's All About Turning Hearts Back To God
on April 24th, 2019
At the time of sacrifice, the prophet Elijah stepped forward and prayed: "LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, let it be known today that you are God in Israel and that I am your servant and have done all these things at your command.Answer me, LORD, answer me, so these people will know that you, LORD, are God, and that you are turning their hearts back again."Then the fire of the LORD fell...  Read More
First Order of Business: Repair The Altar.
on April 23rd, 2019
Then Elijah said to all the people, "Come here to me." They came to him, and he repaired the altar of the LORD, which had been taken down. Elijah took twelve stones, one for each of the tribes descended from Jacob, to whom the word of the LORD had come, saying, "Your name shall be Israel." With the stones he built an altar in the name of the LORD, and he dug a trench around it large enough to hold...  Read More
A Taunting Prophet; Frantic Prayers, No Answer!
on April 22nd, 2019
Elijah said to the prophets of Baal, "Choose one of the bulls and prepare it first, since there are so  many of you. Call on the name of your god, but do not light the fire."  So they took the bull given them and prepared it.Then they called on the name of Baal from morning till noon. "Baal, answer us!" they shouted. But there was no response; no one answered. And they danced around the altar they...  Read More
Jesus Is Risen
on April 21st, 2019
Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance.So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, "They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don't know where they have put Him!"So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. Both were running b...  Read More
The Audacity To Believe That God Will Answer
on April 20th, 2019
So Obadiah went to meet Ahab and told him, and Ahab went to meet Elijah. When he saw Elijah, he said to him, "Is that you, you troubler of Israel?""I have not made trouble for Israel," Elijah replied.  "But you and your father's family have. You have abandoned the LORD's command and have followed the Baals. Now summon the people from all Israel to meet me on Mount Carmel. And bring the four hundre...  Read More
God Always Has A Remnant
on April 19th, 2019
After a long time, in the third year, the word of the LORD came to Elijah: "Go and present yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the land." So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab.Now the famine was severe in Samaria, and Ahab had summoned Obadiah, his palace administrator. (Obadiah was a devout believer in the LORD. While Jezebel was killing off the LORD's prophets, Obadiah had taken a hund...  Read More
Chosen To Be Blessed
on April 18th, 2019
Some time later the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. He grew worse and worse, and finally stopped breathing. She said to Elijah, "What do you have against me, man of God? Did you come to remind me of my sin and kill my son?" "Give me your son," Elijah replied. He took him from her arms, carried him to the upper room where he was staying, and laid him on his bed. Then he cried out t...  Read More
The Miracle Comes When We Trust God
on April 17th, 2019
Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go home and do as you have said. But first make a small loaf of bread for me from what you have and bring it to me, and then make something for yourself and your son. For this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says:'The jar of flour will not be used up and the jug of oil will not run dry until the day the LORD sends rain on the land.' "She went away and did...  Read More
When The Brook Dries Up
on April 16th, 2019
Some time later, the brook dried up because there had been no rain in the land. Then the word of the LORD came to him, ‘’Go at once to Zarephath in the region of Sidon and stay there. I have directed a widow there to supply you with food.’’ So he went to Zarephath.When he came to the town gate, a widow was there gathering sticks. He called to her and asked, ‘’Would you bring me a little water in a...  Read More
Even the Ravens Obey God’s Voice.
on April 15th, 2019
Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah: "Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan. You will drink from the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to supply you with food there." So he did what the LORD had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there. The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the ...  Read More
When God’s Word Becomes Man’s Word
on April 14th, 2019
Now Elijah the Tishbite, from Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, ‘"As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain in the next few years except at my word."     I Kings 17:1 Israel had been in the throes of sin and idolatry for years. God's chosen people had neglected their covenant with God and turned to the worship of worthless idols created by the hands of m...  Read More