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  • The Memorial That Disappeared Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Spurlock on Jun 11, 2021
     | 136 views

    The story of Elijah and the prophets of Baal is a classic. What we sometimes forget is that a memorial, an altar to the LORD, was already there before Elijah came! The rest of the story is gripping!

    Introduction: The days of Elijah were some of the best and some of the worst in Israel’s history. One of the highest points took place when God responded to Elijah’s prayer in a way that nobody could deny. Not only did this take place in the presence of pagan prophets, the event also took place ...read more

  • These Are The Days Of Elijah

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on May 20, 2021
     | 466 views

    Jesus seems to speak about two comings of Elijah, one that lies in the future “to restore all things” and another in their immediate past concerning John the Baptist, who would call the nation to repentance. Those days are here again!

    1Ki 17:1 And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word. 1Ki 18:17 ¶ And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, ...read more

  • Elijah The Prophet Of Fire Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 11, 2021
     | 1,223 views

    Elijah broke into the atmosphere of human history like a comet. We have no story of his birth or background. His coming was as sudden and mysterious as was his going in the flaming chariot.

    Elijah was the Luther of the Old Testament. He was God's man of the hour to begin a reformation and lead the children of Israel back to God. For about 50 years devotion to God had been decreasing. Ahab was now king in Israel, and he was more wicked than all who had gone before him. He married ...read more

  • Repentance, Revival And Rain

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Jul 6, 2020
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,203 views

    2020 will go down for a lot of things. Will it go down as a year of Repentance, Revival and Rain?

  • Your Prayers Have Power Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jun 2, 2020
     | 7,277 views

    One of God's promises that gives us great hope is that our prayers have power. Our God promises to hear and answer our prayers.

    A. One day three preachers sat discussing the best positions for prayer while a telephone repairman worked nearby. 1. One of the preachers said, “Kneeling is definitely best and most effective position for prayer.” 2. “Not so,” another preacher contended, “I get the best results in prayer by ...read more

  • Hokey Pokey Christians

    Contributed by Carol Moore on Aug 16, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,569 views

    As I stood on Mt. Carmel, looking down toward the valley below, I listened to our tour guide and thought of the story of Elijah, Ahab, and the prophets. In my mind's eye, I could hear Elijah telling the Israelites they must choose between God and Baal.

    My dad didn’t know how to deal with my being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. He never asked me any questions but just watched me. After he saw that I was not going to become an invalid anytime soon, he came to me and said, “Pick any place is the world you want to go, Sis, and we’ll go.” I ...read more

  • Just Like Us (Part Four)

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Mar 3, 2019
     | 5,171 views

    Last week we looked at Samson. Samson was physically strong but in some ways he was spiritually weak. We, too can be strong in some areas but weak in others. Today, we'll look at Elijah. He was bold and courageous...well, most of the time.

    JUST LIKE US (part four) Last week we looked at the example of Samson. When Samson was born he was given a special Nazirite vow. He couldn't drink alcohol or even grape juice. And he couldn't cut his hair. These conditions were to indicate that he would be noticeably set apart for a ...read more

  • Rebuilding Altars Series

    Contributed by Mike Hullah on Jan 16, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 12,768 views

    Altars in the Old Testament were geographical places built to worship God. Altars today are spiritual places within people. This sermon looks at the significance of rebuilding the altars of our hearts and the blessing it brings.

    THE ELIZAH CHURCH IS AN ALTAR BUILDING CHURCH INTRO: This is part of a series using the life of Elijah as a picture of the last day Church. It is also a stand alone sermon. 1 Kings 18:16-40 So Obadiah went to meet Ahab and told him, and Ahab went to meet Elijah. When he saw Elijah, he said to ...read more

  • The Fire Came Down

    Contributed by John Gail on Aug 23, 2018
     | 6,383 views

    God's use of Elijah and how He can use you

    FIRE CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN Text: I Kings 18:20-39 Introduction: What Elijah did in God's name will stand forever as a testimony of God's faithfulness to a man who will take a stand and do His will. True service to God only comes from a relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Note the adjective ...read more

  • Lessons From Mount Carmel Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 21, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 13,240 views

    Message 5 in our study of the life and ministry of Elijah. This message visits Elijah's confrontation of Baalism on Mount Carmel.

    Chico Alliance Church Elijah Series #5 “Lessons at Mount Carmel” Introduction Observing God’s interaction with Elijah and Elijah’s spiritual journey in his day provides insight and principles for us in our day which is not unlike what Elijah faced. The transitions in Elijah’s life follow a ...read more

  • Stuck Between Two Altars: The Problem Of Indecision

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Sep 30, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 17,820 views

    The people of Israel are standing between two altars during the time of Elijah. We are also facing the same choices today. Different forms but the same spirit. Like the Jews, are you still stuck in the middle?

    STUCK BETWEEN TWO ALTARS The Problem of Indecision 1Kings 18:20-40 The people of Israel are standing between two altars during the time of Elijah. We are also facing the same choices today. Different forms but the same spirit. Like the Jews, are you still stuck in the middle? THERE ARE TWO ...read more

  • Fire From Heaven Series

    Contributed by Jerry Owen on Nov 8, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 15,700 views

    The great spiritual showdown between Elijah and the prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel. Elijah reveals that there is no God but Jehovah. Elijah reveals the steps to a "fire from Heaven" Revival.

    FIRE FROM HEAVEN I KINGS 18 Intro: The burning question. I kings 18:21 Elijah came near to all the people and said, “How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him.” The question is still relevant today. Throughout the ...read more

  • A Chronicle Of Courage Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Jul 25, 2016
     | 4,532 views

    It takes courage to move in the will of God. Elijah's faith brought the courage necessary to face the evil of his day. We learns lessons for our own day from Elijah's experience with King Ahab.

    When last we encountered our hero, Elijah, he was performing miracles for a widow and her son in Zarephath. Here’s an interesting note I need to make as we begin because today we’ll see another miracle Elijah performs. There are basically three clusters of miracles in the bible. ...read more

  • Vence Al Gigante Del Conformismo

    Contributed by Mario Fernando Morana on Jun 16, 2016
     | 9,109 views

    Somos llamados a crecer, no podemos vivir una vida conformista.

    1 Reyes 18:20-40 VENCIENDO AL GIGANTE DEL CONFORMISMO Hay un gigante que puede destruirnos, dejarnos estancados y sin fruto: Es el gigante del conformismo. Es una resignación que nos lleva a pensar que ya no podemos hacer nada con nuestros problemas y luchas. Es una actitud de abandono. Es ...read more

  • Our Source Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Jun 13, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,047 views

    Part two focuses on the third indicator of our becoming lukewarm - caught between two opinions (indecisiveness.)

    Our Source Part 2 Scripture: 1 Kings 18:19-21; Rev. 2:20; John 17:16; Isaiah 29:13 Introduction This is part two of my series “Our Source.” Last week I shared with you what Jesus said to John pertaining to the church of Laodicea. Jesus did not commend that prosperous ...read more