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  • Empty Jars

    Contributed by Yew Song on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 75 ratings
     | 5,464 views

    Many stop receiving God’s blessings because we stop bringing empty jars, and allow Him to change our little into much. Keep asking, seeking & knocking.

    ‘Empty Jars’ Text: 2 Kings 4:1-7 The story – picture the story in your mind. The prophet is sick and had to borrow to pay bills. Then he died, leaving his family in debt, with only a little oil left. In comes the prophet Elisha and a miracle happens but: Question: Why did the oil ...read more

  • Empty Jars And Restless Hearts

    Contributed by Damien Spikereit on Jan 17, 2001
    based on 131 ratings
     | 1,708 views

    Our hearts are restless until they find rest in Thee, O God.

    Title: Empty Jars and Restless Hearts Text: John 2:1-11 D.T.: Our hearts are restless until they find rest in Thee, O God. - Can you think of your most memorable wedding besides your own? I can. I remember when I was a child, the girl next door got married. You know, I can’t even remember ...read more

  • Why Jesus Part 4 - The Empty Jar Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Apr 13, 2015
     | 1,796 views

    Part 4 focuses non-biblical sources of Jesus' existence and why we need Him in our lives!

    Why Jesus – Part 4 An Empty Jar Scriptures: Revelations 20:14-15; 21:3-4; Psalm 23 Introduction: This morning my message is part four of my series “Why Jesus.” In parts one through three, I reviewed prophecies pertaining to the Messiah that only Jesus fulfilled. I ...read more

  • Bring The Vessels

    Contributed by John Ong on Sep 26, 2015
     | 4,627 views

    Let us look into the story of Elisha who helped a widow and her sons and find out what God is telling us today.

    Let us look into the story of Elisha who helped a widow and her sons and find out what God is telling us today. 2 Kings 4: 1-7 Now a wife of one of the prophets appealed to Elisha for help, saying, “Your servant, my husband is dead. You know that your servant was a loyal follower of the ...read more

  • Empty Vessels

    Contributed by Timothy Cooley, Sr. on Jun 3, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 6,836 views

    Borrowing empty vessels made room for the promised fullness and provided a legacy for her boys.

    Empty Vessels We don’t know his name. He was a poor, young Bible school student, inspired by Elijah, instructed by Elisha, and called of the Lord. He studied, practiced preaching and served wherever he could. Times were tough. Jezebel’s false prophets were well paid. The true prophets of the Lord ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Widows

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Oct 27, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,568 views

    This is the story of two women who learned that our’s is the God of the impossible.

    There’s disappointment. There’s discouragement, and then there’s hopelessness. If you’ve ever really known hopelessness, then you know the difference. It’s that point when you feel you truly have nothing to look forward to but more despair and defeat. You just don’t believe the sun will rise ...read more

  • Striking Oil

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Aug 21, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 6,525 views

    Mother’s Day Message 2002

    Striking Oil 2 Kings 4:1-7 May 12, 2002 – Mother’s Day Introduction No one deserves a special day all to herself more than today’s Mom. A cartoon showed a psychologist talking to his patient: "Let’s see," he said, "You spend 50 percent of your energy on your job, 50 percent on your husband ...read more

  • The Miraculous Supply

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,288 views

    The miracle of God’s provision is not something confined to the Bible, although it is clearly seen there, but it is for us today - if we are willing to follow the same path as seen in this lovely account of God’s caring for us in our need.

    THE MIRACULOUS SUPPLY II Kings 4:1 - 7 1 The wife of a man from the company of the prophets cried out to Elisha, "Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that he revered the LORD. But now his creditor is coming to take my two boys as his slaves." 2 Elisha replied to her, "How can I help ...read more

  • God Our Great And Faithful Provider Series

    Contributed by Charles Wall, Jr. on Aug 14, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 12,287 views

    God is your great and faithful provider whether you are someone important or even a nondescript widow.

    One of the great themes found over & over in the Bible is that regardless of the times in which people lived & the problems they faced there was no problem or need which God could not meet if they simply trusted & obeyed Him. I call to your attention the key verse from last week’s story in which ...read more

  • Pouring It Our

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 26, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,052 views

    sacrifice Inspired By one of Mike Slaughter’s sermons

    Pouring it out, 2 Kings 4:1-7 Eric A. Snyder August 18, 2002 Top 10 signs you’re broke 10. American Express calls and says: "Leave home without it!" 9. You’re formulating a plan to rob the food bank. 8. Long distance companies don’t call you to switch. 7. You rob Peter...and then rob ...read more

  • God Will Take Care Of You

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Dec 9, 2006
    based on 58 ratings
     | 21,069 views

    Have you ever felt like your back was up against a wall, the situation was hopeless? There was no way that you were going to make it. It seemed like you had nothing to look forward to. Understand, God is the God of the Impossible. He can and will help you

    God will take care of you 1 Kings 17:8-16 Elijah and the Widow 1 Kings 17:8 - 16 Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there. See, I have commanded a widow there to provide for you.” So he arose and went to Zarephath. ...read more

  • God's Got A Plan

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Feb 8, 2001
    based on 120 ratings
     | 6,385 views

    Even when we think all hope is lost, God has a plan in mind.

    God’s Got A Plan Psalm 1:1-6 Matthew 21:18-22 2 Kings 4:1-7 Have you ever seen a situation in which you thought it was a pretty hopeless, and been shocked that something good still came out of it. The problem is, what we see is not necessarily all of which is actually present. ...read more

  • When You Find Yourself In A Rut, Dig A Ditch

    Contributed by Derrick Strickland on Feb 27, 2002
    based on 160 ratings
     | 19,402 views

    Break out of the rut that is sapping you of your hope and life. Learn the powerful principle of digging ditches in the middle of your dry place.

    “WHEN YOU FIND YOURSELF IN A RUT, DIG A DITCH” 2 Kings 3:4-27 INTRO:1.Let’s first take a look at the background of this event. a)Israel had become a divided nation. b)King Jehosaphat ruled Judah - a righteous King. c)King Joram ruled Israel - Son of Ahab and Jezebel, an idolatrous ...read more

  • Running On Empty

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Oct 27, 2007
    based on 137 ratings
     | 21,342 views

    Take a moment with this widow and learn SOMETHING about NOTHING...it will mean EVERYTHING to you! Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    Running on Empty II Kings 4 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/RunningOnEmpty.html Do you clean your plate? At a restaurant, do you feel compelled to suck down your soda before you leave and get the last bit you paid for? Do you scrape out that one ravioli stuck in the can? How about cereal or ...read more

  • More Than Enough 4 - Jars Of Oil Series

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Mar 31, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,138 views

    More Than Enough Sermon Series for Stewardship - Week 4.

    2 Kings 4:1-7 NIV The wife of a man from the company of the prophets cried out to Elisha, "Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that he revered the LORD. But now his creditor is coming to take my two boys as his slaves." 2 Elisha replied to her, "How can I help you? Tell me, what do ...read more