Sermon Series
  • 1. Getting Through Dry Spells

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 58 ratings

    #1 in Elijah series - waiting on God when life is difficult and times are dry.

    1 Kings 17:1-7 – Getting Through Dry Spells Somebody put together a list called, “You Know it’s Going to be a Bad Day When…” These are a few of those indications. You know it’s going to be a bad day when you wake up face down on the pavement. When you call Suicide Prevention and they put more

  • 2. What To Give A God Who Has Everything

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    Part 2 of Elijah series - giving God the little you have, and the best you have, and watching Him use it.

    1 Kings 17:7-24 – What to Give a God Who Has Everything A minister was preoccupied with thoughts of how he was going to ask the congregation to come up with more money than they were expecting for repairs to the church building. Therefore, he was annoyed to find that the regular more

  • 3. When Standing Up Means Standing Alone

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 38 ratings

    Part 3 in Elijah series - standing alone for God and the risks involved - a challenge!

    1 Kings 18:16-40 – When Standing Up Means Standing Alone Chuck Colson tells the story of Telemachus, a 4th-century Christian monk. This man lived in a remote village, tending his garden and spending much of his time in prayer. One day he thought he heard the voice of God telling him to more

  • 4. Worshipping An Empty God

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    Part 4 in Elijah series - idolatry, even in the lives of believers, and how to spot it and kill it.

    1 Kings 18:16-29,40 – Worshipping an Empty God There is a story about the President of Labatt’s Brewery, who went over to the Vatican for a private audience with the Pope. The meeting went something like this: “Holy Father, we are prepared to make a donation of $10 million to the more

  • 5. The God Who Answers By Fire

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    Part 5 in Elijah series - God’s passion and God’s purification

    1 Kings 18:16-24, 30-40 – The God Who Answers by Fire I’m told of an occasion when Satan got into an argument with Jesus about who had the greater power. Satan said, “I can do anything you can do only better.” Jesus replied, “OK, prove it. Go ahead and try creating a man.” Satan said, “No more

  • 6. How To Fix Broken Altars

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Part 6 in Elijah series - coming back to a first love, whether it be people or God. I preached this Valentine’s Day.

    1 Kings 18:20-21, 30-39 – How to Fix Broken Altars A psychologist and newspaper columnist named George Crane told once of a woman who was full of hatred toward her husband, and wanted to hurt him all she could. He counseled her to act as if she really loved her husband, to tell him how much more

  • 7. Me With Powerful Prayers?

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    Part 7 in Elijah series - if he really was a man like us, as James says, in the context of prayer, how are we to follow his example?

    1 Kings 18:41-46; James 5:16-18 – Me with Powerful Prayers? In “Total Eclipse”, author Annie Dillard writes: “The Ring Nebula, in the constellation Lyra, looks, through binoculars, like a smoke ring. It is a star in the process of exploding. Light from its explosion first reached earth in more

  • 8. Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 9 ratings

    Part 8 in Elijah series - how God deals with us when we get discouraged.

    1 Kings 19:1-9a – Dealing with Discouragement A man had a checkup and then went in to see his doctor to get the results. The doctor said he had bad news and worse news for him. Which did he want to hear first. The man was a pick shocked and said, “Well, give me the bad news first. The more

  • 9. When Saints Sing The Blues

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    Part 9 in Elijah series - how God deals with us in our loneliness.

    1 Kings 19:9b-18 – When Saints Sing the Blues I love the story about the mom & dad with a son who was a freshman in college. He blew off his freshman year. He wasn’t very responsible, didn’t make good grades, squandered his money, & finally came back home. His parents told him, “If you go more

  • 10. Did Anybody Call While I Was Out?

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    Part 10 in Elijah series - what God’s call is (and isn’t), and what we are to do with it.

    1 Kings 19:19-21 – Did Anybody Call While I Was Out? There’s an old legend that tells the story of a maniacal Dutch sea captain who was struggling to round the Cape of Good Hope in the eye of a terrible gale that threatened to sink his ship and all aboard. The sailors warned him to turn more

  • 11. A Lost Cause?

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    Part 11 in Elijah series - how God dealt with Ahab, the worst of the worst

    1 Kings 16:29-33; 21:1-29 – A Lost Cause? A very small, mousy man was hired as a bartender in the Old West. The saloon owner advised him, "If you ever hear that Big John is coming to town, drop everything and run for your life." The bartender worked for six months with no problems. more

  • 12. Running The Race, Finishing The Course

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    Part 12 in Elijah series - how Elijah did so well finishing, and what Elisha needed to do to finish well also.

    2 Kings 2:1-14 – Running the Race, Finishing the Course Today we are wrapping up our series on the life of Elijah. Since January, taking a few months off in between, we have seen this man at his best, and at his worst. We’ve seen him victorious, riding high in God’s triumph. And we’ve seen more