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  • Being Sure Of God

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Jun 16, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,282 views

    What do I have to give up to be sure I am in a condition to follow God?

    Knowing God’s will is important. But only so far as you are willing to DO His will. I believe there is a spiritual principle that requires we be willing to do whatever God says before He is willing to say it. (NOTE: "BUT IF FROM THERE YOU SEEK THE LORD YOUR GOD, YOU WILL FIND HIM IF YOU LOOK ...read more

  • Warning! Straddling Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on May 7, 2002
    based on 169 ratings
     | 16,875 views

    Keeping one foot in the world and one foot in heaven just does not work. There is a danger in being uncommitted to Christ.

    WARNING! STRADDLING CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH! I KINGS 18:17-21 INTRODUCTION: A woman getting onto a sky lift was given instructions that the moment the lift’s chair touched her backside she was to sit down and lift her feet from off the ground. Instead when the chair came against her she ...read more

  • The Simple Message

    Contributed by Clinton Nobles on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,662 views

    I Kings 18:21 There is more to this story then just Israel turning to God at the last. Much, much, more. For you see this restoration of the promised children could not have taken place except they had been told that they could not serve both God and B

    "And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.” I Kings 18:21 In the word of God, his Holy eternal word, we read many admonitions to be different, set ...read more

  • Just Like Jezebel

    Contributed by David Parks on Jan 29, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,100 views

    If you insist on controlling those under your authority rather than serving them, you will sacrifice the joy of leadership on the altar of power -- Just Like Jezebel.

    Just Like Jezebel TEXT: INTRODCUTION 1. If you insist on controlling those under your authority rather than serving them, you will sacrifice the joy of leadership on the altar of power. 2. Nearly nine centuries before Christ, Ahab, king of Israel, married the daughter of the pagan king of a ...read more

  • What Does God Say When People Pray? (Part 1)

    Contributed by James Wilson on Mar 1, 2001
    based on 161 ratings
     | 4,748 views

    How Does God Respond to Our Prayers?

    What Does God Say When People Pray? (Part 1) I Kings 18:21 In I Kings 18, we encounter a group of the children of Israel who drifted away from a vital relationship with God. Their relationship was, well-- convenient, but it wasn’t genuine. While they were in the wilderness, they depended upon ...read more

  • Faith's Power Amidst Testing Times

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,152 views

    How God used Elijah’s faith to demonstrate His mighty power to skeptics

    How God used Elijah’s faith to demonstrate His mighty power to skeptics Elijah’s Contest – I Kings 18 Illustration:Dr. B.J. Miller once said, "It is a great deal easier to do that which God gives us to do, no matter how hard it is, than to face the responsibilities of not doing it." Today In ...read more

  • Discerning The Appearing Of The Glory Of God

    Contributed by Robert Grey on Oct 30, 2000
    based on 49 ratings
     | 2,433 views

    What is the nature of the glory of God and how can you recognize it’s presence?

    Aspects of Glory this sermon is also available at http://www.godisfaithful.net/bible/glory.htm It must have been quite a sight. Elijah was watching the prophets of Baal as they were doing everything possible to induce their god to make an appearance. Emotional frenzies, cutting themselves with ...read more

  • Using Power Evangelism In Cross - cultural Communications

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 10, 2001
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,025 views

    Cross-cultural communicators, in the past, have sadly neglected the issue of spiritual-power thinking that the use of reasonable Christianity is the best way to produce change. However, in most non-western societies, the issue of power is central to most

    USING POWER EVANGELISM IN CROSS -CULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS Illustration;About 40 percent of Americans characterize the nation’s moral values as "poor" and 41 percent say the state of moral values is "only fair." Only 18 percent rank the situation as "good" or "excellent." Weekly church attendees had ...read more

  • Recognizing Spiritual Backlash

    Contributed by Jeff Hamric on Aug 16, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 10,500 views

    When Christians do damage to the ememies kingdom, he attacks back. Do we recognize this as warfare? What forms can backlash take?

    RECOGNIZING SPIRITUAL BACKLASH (Mat 11:12 NLT) And from the time John the Baptist began preaching and baptizing until now, the Kingdom of Heaven has been forcefully advancing, and violent people attack it. I. We have done and usually are involved in numerous frontline advances A. Church ...read more

  • Push For Christ In 2003 (Pray Until Something Happens) Series

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Feb 6, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 11,582 views

    This Sermon Deals With Elijah on Mt. Carmel. It is the first in the PUSH (Pray Until Something Happens) Series

    PUSH----Pray Until Something Happens 1/26/2003 1 Kings 18:16-45 Ephesians 3:14-21 The story is told of two little girls, Theresa age 9 and Lisa age 10. Lisa’s mom yelled upstairs, “ girls, I’m going down to the corner store to get some bread for lunch. I’ll be back in 15 minutes.” ...read more

  • Is It True?

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 27, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 5,075 views

    Choose if you believe. Live with the consequences of your choice.

    Joshua 24:15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. I Kings ...read more

  • Preparing For People

    Contributed by Mark Elkins on Apr 25, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,501 views

    Are you ready to receive 3000 people today? 1000?500? 5? 1? What do we need to do to prepare to receive those that God has placed just outside our doors?

    Tell the person next to you, “It’s no coincidence… that you are here.” “God brought you here!” We need to understand that the only reason people talk about God, or come to church, is because God draws them. That is why we need to be prepared. Bob called his wife from work in the middle of the ...read more

  • When It Goes Against The Flow Series

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jul 26, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,785 views

    Elijah’s classic battle with the Ahab and the false prophets has one theme: God wants His people to connect with Him.

    When it means goings against the flow “Connecting with God…” series 20So Ahab summoned everyone in Israel, particularly the prophets, to Mount Carmel. 21Elijah challenged the people: "How long are you going to sit on the fence? If GOD is the real God, follow him; if it’s Baal, follow him. Make up ...read more

  • How Long Will You Waiver

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 4, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 8,564 views

    In this message we see the prophet Elijah battling 450 false prophets on Mt Carmel. (1 Kings- pt 4)

    "HOW LONG WILL YOU WAIVER?" TEXT: I KINGS 18:16-40 INTRODUCTION Several weeks ago when we talked about Elijah we said that he was an outdoorsman who came riding into town to tell King Ahab that because of the sin in the land, because the people had turned their backs on the one true God and ...read more

  • Knowing God, Life's Ultimate Pursuit

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 4, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 31,890 views

    My goal today is; 1st to challenge us to honestly reflect on our personal knowledge of God and 2nd to send all of us on a fast pursuit to know God better. (I kings - pt 5)

    "KNOWING GOD, LIFE’S ULTIMATE PURSUIT" TEXT: 1 KINGS 18 INTRODUCTION One of the most powerful scenes in the bible is the prophet Elijah going 1 on 450 -- against the prophets of the false god Baal. 1 KINGS 18:22-29 Elijah prepares his altar - soaks it down 3 times, and then prays to God -- ...read more