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  • It Is Time To Choose

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 21, 2005
    based on 54 ratings
     | 10,901 views

    A call to get off the fence and follow the Lord.

    Disclaimer: Concepts and source material for this sermon has been gleaned from many different sources. I have attempted to acknowledgethese sources whenever possible. IT’S TIME TO CHOOSE I KINGS 18:17-21 Introduction: IKings 18 gives us the familiar account of the Prophet Elijah as he stands ...read more

  • Avilable Power Of God

    Contributed by Dan Grubbs on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,483 views

    The same power God demonstrated in the accounts of the Old Testament is available for each and every Christian today.

    I often think that because the historical accounts of God’s power in the Old Testament were so amazing, that we think things like that can’t happen today. Can you imagine watching the Red Sea part, or blowing trumpets causing a stone city to fall down or even witnessing time moving backwards? I ...read more

  • Episode Ii: Attack Of The Clones Series

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Jul 26, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,098 views

    In the showdown on Mt. Carmel, God demonstrates that he is the one true God who is worthy of our attention.

    Last week we started a sermon series entitled: “Seer Wars”. The purpose of this Star Wars take-off is to show that God combats the forces of evil today as he did in the prophet Elijah’s day some 2800 years ago. In Episode I: The Phantom Menace, we saw God try to turn King Ahab away from the worship ...read more

  • Answer Me, O Lord, Answer Me

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on May 24, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,843 views

    God rains down on those who come to Him with turned hearts.

    Answer me, O Lord, Answer me I Kings 18.36-38a May 15, 2005 Chester FBC, Chester, Illinois Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: A A man is parachuting out of a plane, falls rapidly and totally forgets how to engage the parachute. On the way down, he sees a guy coming up. He shouts out, ...read more

  • Okay, Prove It!

    Contributed by Timothy Gardner on Apr 23, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,704 views

    It is important to prove our faith in God

    Okay, Prove IT! Written by: Timothy Gardner January 2003 (Read "The Hiker" from Max Lucado’s book "A Gentle Thunder) Introduction: Many times in our lives, we see something that we would like to accomplish. Others might say we are crazy for wanting to accomplish those things, and this ...read more

  • What Is Your Opinion?

    Contributed by James May on Apr 3, 2005
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,950 views

    Elijah’s words to Israel are the same words that I have to speak to the church today. How long will you halt between two opinions? It’s time to get the right opinion and serve the Lord.

    WHAT IS YOUR OPINION? By Pastor Jim May One of the greatest prophets who ever lived was Elijah. Here was a real man of God. Not much is known of Elijah’s family roots. We know that he came from the land of the Tishbite’s in Gilead, which was a wild mountainous land bordering on Arabia. ...read more

  • 301 – God Or Odds?

    Contributed by Joel Vicente on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,838 views

    When you’re against the odds... God is still able! Who will you trust, God or odds? 3 Keys to remember when against the odds!

    Illustrate: On April 21st, in the year 1519, the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez sailed into the harbor of Vera Cruz, Mexico. He brought with him only about 600 men, and yet over the next two years his vastly outnumbered forces were able to defeat Montezuma and all the warriors of the Aztec ...read more

  • Repairing Broken Altars

    Contributed by David Seeley on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 10,670 views

    A nation can never stand when the altars of the home and the church are not being used. It is high time to rebuild family altars and church altars and thus bring our nation back to God.

    Repairing Broken Altars Background: I Kings 18 Text: I Kings 18:30-39 Key phrase: “And He prepared the altar of the Lord that was broken down.” (vs. 30) I. National Altars Our nation has replaced its altars of worship to God with worship of every other imaginable thing. Turtle eggs, ...read more

  • What Happens When The Fire Of The Almighty Falls

    Contributed by Andrew Huson on Nov 23, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 7,406 views

    Four things that happened when the fire fell

    What Happens When The Fire Of The Almighty Falls 1 Kings 18:2; 21-41 State Title We need to be a church that is hungry for the fire of God -To often the church of JC we have become hungry for entertainment, comfort, facilities, programs, dignity -God has not called us to be a people of fancy ...read more

  • Hard Decisions

    Contributed by James May on Sep 19, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,219 views

    Is it a Hard Decision to kill the idols that separate us from Jesus? It shouldn’t be.

    Hard Decisions by Pastor James May In the book of I Kings we find one of the most familiar incidents of the Bible concerning Ahab, the worst king that Israel ever had, and the Elijah, the prophet of God. Ahab had led Israel into absolute idolatry and the worship of Baal. But God had called ...read more

  • Knowing God's Power Series

    Contributed by W F on Sep 16, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 7,781 views

    We can access God’s power in order to bring him glory in our own lives and in our world (Part 1 "Fresh Lessons From Former Leaders").

    24 year old Danny Simpson was sentenced to 6 years in jail for robbing a bank. Danny got 6 years in the clink for stealing $6,000. But the gun he used in the robbery ended up in a museum. The .45 caliber Colt semi-automatic turned out to be an antique made in 1918 by the Ross Rifle Company. His ...read more

  • When Standing Up Means Standing Alone Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 16,504 views

    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 ...read more

  • Worshipping An Empty God Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,327 views

    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 ...read more

  • The God Who Answers By Fire Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 28,685 views

    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 ...read more

  • How To Fix Broken Altars Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 15,654 views

    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 ...read more