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Sermons on 1 Kings

Elijah: A Man of Prayer

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY 1 Kings 18:41-46 & James 5:16-17 James has more to say proportionately about prayer than any other New Testament writer. What intrigues me is that James chooses Elijah as his role model for prayer. Elijah can be hard to identify with—he was a mighty prophet and a miracle worker. So…

Elijah and the Contest

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY 1 Kings 18:1-46 [1] Events before the conflict at Mt. Carmel How do you bring revival to people who are spiritually impoverished and far-removed from God? What kind of a leader will it take to get these people’s attention? I’d like to suggest three candidates for the job. Years of…

Elijah and the Widow

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY 1 Kings 17:8-24 We closed our time together last week with Elijah sitting beside a brook, waiting out the drought. But soon, even that brook dried up. If that is your plight today, you may be wondering, “Where is God is all of this?” He is closer than you think.…

Elijah: A Person Like Us

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY 1 Kings 17:1-7 Today we begin a study of the Old Testament prophet Elijah. James 5:17 tells us that “Elijah was a man with a nature like ours.” He was a person just like you and me—same temptations, difficulties, and discouragements. So, we can relate to him. In 1 Kings…

The Christmas Child: Who is He?

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Colossians 1:15-20 SERMON SUMMARY During the Christmas season, it used to be common to find nativity manger scenes on public property. But that has become quite controversial today, sometimes bringing lawsuits. To be honest there has always been controversy surrounding this baby. Who was that baby in the manger? Some would say…

Danger: Life Ahead. Navigate Wisely – The Key to Success in 2016 (Proverbs Series)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary The key to success in life is simple, though profound. It can be stated in three propositions: (1) “There is a God.”, (2) “You are not Him.”, and, (3) “You are to revere, worship and obey the God who is.” The book of Proverbs was written to give us the…

How to Be a Good Friend

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary The Bible teaches that there are three essential qualities that should be cultivated in order to become a better friend: faithfulness, candidness, and encouragement. Be Faithful: A biblical friend is a person who—no matter how bad things get—will be there for you (Proverbs 18:24). When crisis strikes, he’s right by…

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