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  • The Fire Came Down

    Contributed by John Gail on Aug 23, 2018
     | 462 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

  • Faith's Power Amidst Testing Times

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 7, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,169 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 ...read more

  • The Resurrections Before The Resurrection (Part Two) Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 13, 2017
     | 1,971 views

    Last week we looked at Elijah resurrecting the widow's son. God did a miraculous work through his prophet to bring about a faith response from the widow. Today, we'll look at how God used Elijah's successor, Elisha, to accomplish another resurrection.

    THE RESURRECTIONS BEFORE THE RESURRECTION (part two) 2nd Kings 4:8-37 INTRODUCTION: In continuing the series on the resurrections that took place before Jesus' resurrection, last week we looked Elijah and the widow's son. God did a miraculous work through his prophet to bring about a faith ...read more

  • Elijah: The Education Of A Prophet

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Oct 21, 2004
    based on 77 ratings
     | 9,607 views

    In the small fragments of Elijah’s career given in the Scriptures, we can find the outline for the education of this prophet. In five simple lessons: the lesson of provision the lesson of patience. the lesson of power the lesson of preservation the

    Elijah: The Education of a Prophet Scripture Reading: 1 Kings 19:1-18 Text: "After the earthquake came a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper. When Elijah heard it, he pulled his cloak over his face and went out and stood at the mouth of the cave. ...read more

  • "Making A Big Deal Out Of A Widow Woman":

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on May 14, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,442 views

    This preacher had but one church member in Chapter 17 who believed in him, but it was enough encouragement to give Elijah the boldness to call down fire from Heaven in Chapter 18!

    “Making a Big Deal out of a Widow Woman” How God provided for Elijah... God could no longer bless the nation of Israel. Elijah was instructed by God to go to wicked King Ahab and his notorious wife, Jezebel, that a famine was coming. This famine would effect all of the people of Israel ...read more

  • "Generosity Pays"

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 8,270 views

    The generosity of the widow Zarephath to the prophet Elijah was in direct response to the initiative of God. Our generosity to others should be of the same nature.

    Sermon.987 See O.T. Characters.017 “Generosity Pays” I Kings 17:7-24 The generosity of the widow of Zarephath to the prophet Elijah was in response to the initiative of God. Generosity is a virtue we should cherish, as well as it is a personal response to the initiative of God, and a ...read more

  • Carrying The Light Of Christ

    Contributed by Maurice Schaus on Feb 16, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,846 views

    Uses the theme of the 2002 Winter Olympics "Light the Fire Within" to show how the Light of Christ shines in the people of God.

    Carrying the light of Christ Dear friends in Christ, grace and peace to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus, the Christ. Amen. There’s something special about an Olympic year, especially when our country is hosting the Olympic Games. There seems to be a special excitement ...read more

  • Jesus And John The Baptist

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Feb 9, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,137 views

    When was the last time you stood at the waters edge with John the Baptist? Did his message resonate with you? Is your life right with God? Are you ready to meet the Messiah?

    Jesus and John the Baptist Matthew 3:1-17 This week we look to Jesus and John the Baptist. We know from scripture that John was a relative of Jesus through Jesus mother Mary. Luke 1:36 We know that John the Baptist parents Zechariah and Elizabeth were both well along in years and that ...read more

  • Going Back To The Power Source Part 2

    Contributed by Ronnie Mcneill on Feb 23, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,850 views

    When times really get rough, we cannot forget where our source of power and strength comes from. It all comes from the Lord.

    Introduction: Prayer is our way of communicating to God. This is a privilege that was given to us by the Trinity (God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit). We often times take prayer for granted, but it is our only resource to having peace in the midst of a storm, or having ...read more

  • The Call

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Feb 15, 2011
     | 3,039 views

    This sermon speaks to the question, does God call people specifically to the pastorate? This sermon was presented in the context of inviting Salvationists to consider if God is calling them to "shepherd ministry" as a Salvation Army officer.

    The Call – Not a Ten Digit Number Scripture: 1 Samuel 3:10 • As you consider your life-call to ministry today’s invitation is to ask if your life-call can be best lived out as an officer with The Salvation Army 1. Understanding the Call Two things at ...read more

  • God's School Of Faith

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Oct 11, 2014
     | 1,437 views

    Characteristics of Elijah's ministry; 5 lessons from God's "School of Faith"

    READ 1 KINGS 18:7-15 “Elijah the Tishbite of the inhabitants of Gilead;” this is literally all that we know about his parentage and locality. That’s remarkable considering we know about the genealogies of other prophets and leaders of Israel. Even the term “Tishbite” ...read more

  • When You Really Need God To Show Up

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Jun 9, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,338 views

    The story is Elijah's proposed show-down between God and Baal at Mount Carmel. God doesn't want just part of us. He wants all of us, and he will tolerate no substitute, because he knows nothing else will satisfy in his place.

    1 Kings 18:20-39 When You Really Need God to Show Up Today’s story might be called, “The Great Show-down at Mount Carmel.” It is an ultimate, winner-takes-all kind of challenge, Yahweh God vs. Baal. Which one is real? Which one will come through for his people? But why all ...read more

  • Dealing With Depression

    Contributed by John Woods on Apr 18, 2016
     | 2,131 views

    How Elijah deals with depression in 1 Kings 19:1-8

    Depression is a condition all Christians will experience at some point in their lives. There are many false ideas about depression that I would like to clear up. First of all I would like to say that I am NOT a doctor and there are depression situations which should be treated with medicine. God ...read more

  • Elijah's Cave Series

    Contributed by Troy Campbell on Apr 11, 2016
     | 5,852 views

    Learn how to come out of our trials victorious.

    Title: How To Behave In A Cave – 8 “Elijah’s Cave” Text: I Kings 19:1-9 Some things can attack you and push you so far into a cave that you can’t even see the impact of your life anymore. You don’t feel like your doing much of anything. So often ...read more

  • The Pathway Of Deliverance

    Contributed by James May on Feb 4, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,167 views

    Israel’s diving into idolatry and God’s provision of deliverance through the judges are an example to you and I of His power to deliver.

    The Pathway of Deliverance By Pastor Jim May Time and again Israel took a ride on the spiritual roller coaster. One moment they were on the mountaintop when God would bring them great deliverance, but it was only a short fall to the bottom where they would find themselves in terrible bondage ...read more