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  • But First You Obey

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 187 ratings
     | 43,515 views

    This is a stewardship message based on Elijah and the Widow

    If there is one type of sermon that really bugs people more then any other, one sermon topic that really bends people out of shape it’s when the preacher talks about money, That’s right good old filthy lucre. He can talk about adultery, not a problem, stealing, murder, lust s’alright. When he ...read more

  • A Believing Mom

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on May 12, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,586 views

    This is a Mother’s Day message based on Elijah and the Widow

    You ever been broke? I mean really broke? She was and she couldn’t believe her ears! She was at the end of her rope. Life was hard enough for a widow in that day and age, but the drought that they had been experiencing had been the straw that broke the camel’s back. Well she should have been ...read more

  • When You're At The End Of Your Rope

    Contributed by Alan Smith on Aug 9, 2002
    based on 280 ratings
     | 45,217 views

    Elijah and the widow teach us what to do when everything is going wrong.

    Introduction: The story is told of a man who was walking across the road when he was hit by a car. The impact knocked him on his head which caused him to be in a coma for a couple of days before he finally regained consciousness. When he opened his eyes, his loving wife was there beside his bed ...read more

  • Three Pictures Of Grace

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 93 ratings
     | 6,982 views

    The story of Elijah and the Widow of Cherith. A sermon that just begins to touch the surface of God’s Grace.

    Three Pictures Of Grace I Kings 17 Illustration Story of a young preacher preaching his first sermon in a little country church in Arkansas. All of his family and relatives came to hear him preach. Afterwards nobody said anything about his sermon. They just left quietly. He was dying to know ...read more

  • "From Suffering To Surrender"

    Contributed by Frankie Melton on Jul 12, 2010
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,018 views

    God uses suffering to turn lost hearts to Him.

    “From Suffering to Surrender” In 1 Kings 17:8-24, God sent Elijah to Zarephath, the heart of Baal worship. Though it was behind enemy lines, Elijah promptly arose and went. He was obedient regardless of his lack of understanding. Complete knowledge is no prerequisite to obedience. ...read more

  • My God Of The Unlikely

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Nov 3, 2006
    based on 39 ratings
     | 12,624 views

    If we had God figured out, he wouldn’t be God. If we had God figured out, we would not have to live by faith.

    MY GOD OF THE UNLIKELY I Kings 17:1-24 MY GOD OF THE UNLIKELY God’s ways oftentimes seem strange to us. We do not always understand what He is doing. He does not do things the way that we think they should be done. Isaiah 55:8,9 declares "For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are ...read more

  • Stewardship: Doing In Times Of Little Series

    Contributed by Anthony White on Feb 28, 2009
    based on 19 ratings
     | 7,890 views

    With the looming economic meltdown, persons are tempted to not be faithful in their stewardship. This sermon is an encouragement to be involved despite the hard times now being faced.

    Stewardship: Doing In Times Of Little 1Kings 17:1-24 Since 2004, we have always set aside February as stewardship month, in which we talk about the use of our spiritual gifts, the use of our time and the use of our resources. Last week I started the stewardship series, by looking at ...read more

  • Stewardship: Available In Times Of Little Series

    Contributed by Anthony White on Feb 28, 2009
    based on 36 ratings
     | 8,419 views

    With the looming economic meltdown, persons are tempted to not be faithful in their stewardship. This sermon is an encouragement to still be available for service despite the hard times now being faced.

    Stewardship: Available In Times Of Little 1Kings 17:1-24 Today is the final in our stewardship series for the month of February. Over the last two weeks we looked at Stewardship: Giving In Times Of Little and Stewardship: Doing In Times Of Little. Today, I would like to share with you on ...read more

  • The Life Saver

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,205 views

    God is the giver of life

    The Life Saver 1Kings 17:7-24 Introduction: I remember the commercials from the 70’s where someone would lose a game or mess up something important, and a person nearby would offer them a Life Saver candy to cheer them up. Well, whenever I feel the need to be lifted up, I need look no further ...read more

  • God Will Provide Series

    Contributed by Sherman Gordon on Mar 11, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,261 views

    AS WE CONTINUE TO LEARN THE DANGER OF PLAYING WITH GOD, LET US EMBRACE THE FACT THAT THE MORE SERIOUS WE BECOME IN SERVING GOD, THE MORE WE SET OURSELVES UP TO GET BLESSED BY GOD.

    DON’T PLAY WITH FIRE (4/5); GOD WILL PROVIDE LEVITICUS 10:12-15; MATTHEW 6:11 BREAD OF HEAVEN . . . THEME SONG – CHILDREN OF ISRAEL . . . FOR THROUGHOUT THE OLD TESTAMENT . . . SUSTAINED: 40 YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS MANNA – HEAVEN ROCKS – WATER FOUNTAINS SANDALS . . . SIMPLY PUT: GOD WAS ...read more

  • How To Make Yards After Contact Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Oct 24, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 4,519 views

    Failure to understand elementary insights about how to engage the enemy will leave gaping holes in our defenses.

    After a worship service at First Baptist in New Castle, Kentucky, the mother of a fidgety 7-year-old boy told Pastor Dave Charlton how she finally got her son to sit still and be quiet. About halfway through the sermon, she leaned over and whispered, “If you don’t be quiet, Pastor Charlton is going ...read more

  • Unlikely Sources For God's Provision Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Oct 2, 2002
    based on 181 ratings
     | 12,531 views

    Elijah faces three tests, each intended to refine him for the Master’s use.

    This week we honor the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States. No one’s life has gone unaffected. The television images that came across the news networks in the weeks following September 11, 2002 changed our lives dramatically. This past year has been met with new ...read more

  • Elijah: Prayer For Priority Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Aug 27, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,101 views

    Part 4 in the series The priorities in prayer

    ELIJAH THE PRAYER FOR PRIORITY “If God Be God… So Be It” Date: March 17, 2002 PM Place: Allendale Baptist Text: 1 Kings 18:17-39 Introduction Before we get into the prayer of this man, let me give you some background and names you should know  Ahab is the king of Israel & ...read more

  • The Widow And The Prophet.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on May 19, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,164 views

    Good people suffer to when a land is being judged for its sin. Paul says in Romans 14:7, “none of us live to himself.”

    The widow and the prophet. First King’s 17: 8 -- 16. 05/19/04 The scene opens with the Brook Cherith, the only water supply for Elijah had dried up. It had dried up because of the lack of rain. The lack of rain was the result of Israel worshiping Baal a false god. So, it is safe to say that ...read more

  • The Obedience Of Faith

    Contributed by Jeremiah Parker on Apr 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,411 views

    Faith provokes radical obedience.

    Faith That Produces Obedience Attention: So, you’re down to your last pack of Ramen Noodles. Bills paid? No way! Doesn’t matter though, because you’re about to starve to death. Your plan is to split the pack of Ramen between you and your child then wait to die of starvation. When along comes a ...read more