“The Lord heard Elijah’s cry, and the boy’s life returned to him, and he lived” (1 Kings 17:22). The raising of the widow’s son confirmed Elijah’s authority as God’s prophet. Here, we look beyond God’s prophet, Elijah, to God’s Son, Jesus. We look beyond the raising of the widow’s son to the resurrection of Jesus, […]Read More From the raising of a widow’s son to the resurrection of God’s Son
“Praise be to the Lord, who has given rest to His people Israel just as He promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises He gave through His servant Moses. May the Lord our God be with us as He was with our ancestors; may He never leave us nor forsake us. May […]Read More God’s Faithfulness – Then And Now
1 Kings 8:14-53 The person who leads us in worship, the place where we worship or the God whom we worship – Which is the most important? We know what our answer should be. No person or place is more important than the Lord. Often, we take our eyes off the Lord. Solomon directs our […]Read More No person or place is more important than the Lord.
1 Kings 16:29-18:16 Things were getting desperate: ‘Ahab did more to provoke the Lord, the God of Israel, to anger than all the kings of Israel who were before him’ (1 Kings 16:33). What did God do about this? How did He respond to this situation? God sent His prophet, a man who would stand […]Read More When the enemy shall come in like a flood …
“The Lord also called to the man of God. He said, “This is what the Lord says: You rebelled against the words from the Lord’s mouth and didn’t obey the command that the Lord your God gave you … A lion found him as he traveled on the road and killed him” (1 Kings 13:21, […]Read More Hearing The Word of God And Doing The Will Of God
1 Kings 7:13-8:13 We read about ‘the silver’ and ‘the gold’. We are called to choose between the life of fruitful service – ‘gold, silver, precious stones’- and the unfruitful life – ‘wood, hay, straw’(51; 1 Corinthians 3:12-15). We read of ‘the ark of the covenant of the Lord’ being ‘brought to its place, in […]Read More Do you want to experience God’s glory?
1 Kings 8:54-9:28 What is happening when we are gathered together for worship? Is this merely a human thing, something which we do? No! – There is something more. God is at work. He is there to ‘incline our hearts to Him…’(58). Before we have gathered, God is there, waiting for us, ready to speak […]Read More What is happening when we are gathered together for worship?