Contributed on Sep 22, 2013
Whatever we may think of Elijah, “he was a man just like us.” So says the Apostle James (5:16-17). Yes, he was a mighty prophet, but he was also a flawed person with doubts, fears, and needs--a real person, not a superhero.
Contributed on Sep 29, 2013
The prophet Elijah was God’s instrument to test this Gentile widow’s trust. It’s easier to be reminded of God’s promises than to act on them.
Contributed on Oct 6, 2013
Obadiah was a good man in a bad place, risking all to protect God's prophets...his concerns resonate with anyone with a stressful job, and show us the path to encouragement and reassurance.
Contributed on Oct 20, 2013
The decisive, dramatic contest atop Mount Carmel, that compels us to determine who we will serve.
Contributed on Oct 27, 2013
Elijah is discouraged, but not for the reasons most people offer. It is popular to portray Elijah intimidated by vicious Jezebel and running scared in a cowardly retreat, yet his desert journey is not a sign of weakness.
Contributed on Nov 11, 2013
Dealing with life's injustices in a broken world...yet trusting the One who will make things right, because in Christ He has experienced injustice.
Contributed on Nov 17, 2013
We cannot afford to be indifferent about God...there are consequences in this life and in the life-to-come.