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  • Sitting Under A Juniper Tree

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 27, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    A message on discouragement.

    SITTING UNDER A JUNIPER TREE 1 Kings 19:1-4 INTRO: Sometimes during our lives we get so discouraged that, as Elijah, we want to sit under a juniper tree and die. But, as Elijah did, we must face life and go on. We have much work to do and little time to do it ...read more

  • Under The Juniper Tree

    Contributed by David Seeley on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    Elijah found himself discouraged and lying under a juniper tree begging God to let him die. God renewed his hope and faith. Let’s look to see what happened.

    Don’t stay under the Juniper Tree Text: I Kings 19:1-8 This passage breaks into a series of amazing events in the life of Elijah. A few years earlier Ahab had become the king of Israel. He turned out to be the most wicked king in the history of Israel. Along with his wicked wife Jezebel, Ahab ...read more

  • Jesus Under A Juniper Tree...

    Contributed by Dr. William D. Poovey on Apr 23, 2015

    (Juniper…Yoke Up To) Matthew 11:28-30 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me;

    Jesus Under A Juniper Tree (Juniper…Yoke Up To) Matthew 11:28-30 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. 30 For my yoke ...read more

  • Getting Your Fight Back

    Contributed by John Gaston on May 18, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    Hebrews 12:3 warns "lest you be weary and faint in your minds." This is a possibility for all, even great saints. Let's look at how Elijah became discouraged and the 5 ways God restored his fight.

    GETTING YOUR FIGHT BACK 1 Kgs. 19:1-18 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Some things seem to get bigger and bigger. 2. A Texas farmer went to Australia for a vacation. He met an Aussie farmer, who showed off his big wheatfield. The Texan said, "Oh! We have wheatfields at least twice as large." 3. ...read more

  • Elijah: Fighting Depression

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 29, 2016

    In a contest on Mt. Carmel, he was God's instrument to prove to Israel that Jehovah was the Lord. But after that amazing victory Elijah sank into the depths of despair. He sat down under a juniper tree and asked God to take his life. Does that surprise you about a man of God? I hope not.

    Tom Lowe 6/26/16 ELIJAH: FIGHTING DEPRESSION (Text: 1 Kings 18-19) Depression is the common cold of our emotions. Eventually it touches everyone—even God's people. I know this because I am a born-again Christian who has battled depression for many years. Just recently, I passed ...read more

  • Life Lessons For Those Who Want To Move From Despair To Peace (The Psalmist

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Aug 18, 2003
    based on 82 ratings

    Discouragement is the common cold of emotions. Eventually it affects us all. Elijah, God’s iron man of the Old Testament became so discouraged that he sat down under a juniper tree and prayed to die. According to Mark 8:12, even Jesus himself often “sighe

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: Can you believe that the beginning of another school year is just around the corner? For some, it’s already begun. Where has another summer gone so quickly? My kids have often reminded me in the last few days that school is only a week away and their feelings of ...read more

  • Prophet Of Courage And Confrontation

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 4, 2015

    Prophet Of Courage And Confrontation

    1 Kings 19:1-18 Prophet Of Courage And Confrontation Elijah has expected a great revival to come to the land. Therefore, he ran away from his position, his problem, and his people. ...read more

  • Thankful For Answered Prayer

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 21, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    Every prayer of every Christian, offered in the name of Jesus, will be answered...but the answer may not always be "YES".

    THANKFUL FOR ANSWERED PRAYER "Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God." Philippians 4:6. Prayer is a privilege that God has given us. Prayer should be defined as "talking with God", not merely ...read more

  • Giants Under Junipers

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Sep 16, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    This is the second of a series that I gleaned from Pilgrim’s Progress. It is ongoing and I have no idea of how many there will be.

    1 Kings 19:4 KJV But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers. l. INTRODUCTION – PILGRIM’S ...read more

  • The Battle With Giant Despair Series

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Feb 19, 2016
    based on 2 ratings

    All men and women who are Christians will fight with depression at times in their walk with God. We can look at Elijah's struggles and find helpful ways to contend with it.

    ELIJAH—A MAN OF LIKE PASSIONS 12 Giants Under Junipers TEXT: 1 Kings 19:4 1 Kings 19:4 KJV But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take ...read more

  • The Wet Blanket Of Discouragement (#2)

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Sep 5, 2015

    Discouragement and depression can be real enemies of progress. In this series we reason about the diagnosis of a problem and develop an attitude of correction. Just let me die here.

    BEWARE OF THE WET BLANKET... OF DISCOURAGEMENT By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com This is part #2 I. I AM NOT HAPPY HERE? A. HAYDEN PLANETARIUM ran several advertisement in different news paper. The ad invited people to submit applications for those that would like to ...read more

  • God's Man On The Run

    Contributed by Derrick Thompson, Sr. on Oct 12, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Mountain top experiences many times will not last forever. It might last for a long time, but after awhile you will have to get down from the mountain. Saints of God when you find yourself rejoicing in God; when you find yourself having a great mountain t

    First Church of God in Harvey Sunday Morning, September 21st, 2008 ) Welcome (choir to sing welcome song.......greet others......) This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. This is the day.......elaborate.. Since we last met, has God been good to you? ...read more

  • Saw That Series

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Aug 26, 2012

    Did you know at times we tend to view things wrongly? The good seems to be bad and bad seems to be good. Not all apples that look gorgeous and delicious on the outside are entirely tasty on the inside; at times the inner portion is rotten and also sour

    Saw that…. 1 King 19:3”when he saw that, he arose and ran for his life, and went to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there. 4 But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness…” Mightiest of achievements is ephemeral! Can I get your ...read more

  • Who Touched Me?#2

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 29, 2006
    based on 15 ratings

    This is part two of a series WHO TOUCHED ME? Let us study how important touch is to the church. Set good safe guards, but touch others for the cross.

    WHO TOUCHED ME? Part #2 By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I. REACH OUT AND TOUCH THE LORD. WE SERVE A GOD THAT CAN BE TOUCHED AND HE LOVES TO TOUCH HIS PEOPLE. A. Jesus met many curious people. Some followed Jesus for the free fish and loaves. Others followed to see ...read more

  • After The Fire Series

    Contributed by Charles Trout on Mar 9, 2001
    based on 161 ratings

    It is the design of God that after a great move of God, we should expect a move of Satan. Through the valley and into the wilderness.

    After The Fire: KJV: 1 Ki 19:1 1And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and withal how he had slain all the prophets with the sword. After experiencing a great move of God it is to our benefit to be on guard against the powers of Satan. It is not a new notion that when God does a ...read more