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  • Showdown

    Contributed by Eric Shrewsberry on Jan 16, 2001
    based on 85 ratings
     | 1,412 views

    I Kings 17:1, 18:1. One type of movie that this story of Elijah reminds me of is those old western movies that we used to watch on TV. You remember those movies. Many of them had the same story.

    Showdown I. I Kings 17:1, 18:1. A. One type of movie that this story of Elijah reminds me of is those old western movies that we used to watch on TV. You remember those movies. Many of them had the same story. The bad guys would come in and run the town, hold the townspeople in terror, ...read more

  • Showdown Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Aug 10, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,407 views

    We must have the courage to do battle.

    SHOWDOWN I Kings 18:17-40 S: Courage Th: Profiles in Courage Pr: WE MUST HAVE THE COURAGE TO DO BATTLE. ?: Inductive KW: Sections TS: We will find in our study of I Kings 18:17-40 how the battle against evil is ensued. The _____ section of our story is the… I. CONTEST (17-19) II. ...read more

  • Showdown! Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 20, 2013
     | 1,266 views

    The decisive, dramatic contest atop Mount Carmel, that compels us to determine who we will serve.

    Elijah has been called “the iron prophet.” After a three-year absence, he appears before Ahab; was he finally going to end the drought? The dry spell was indeed about to end, but first it must be established with no doubt as to who is God. The king accuses the prophet of ...read more

  • "Showdown On The Mountain" Series

    Contributed by Dwight Davis on Aug 16, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,064 views

    This is the second sermon in a series of four exploring the life and ministry of the prophet Elijah.

    Elijah Part II “Showdown on the Mountain” Let’s begin this morning by reviewing briefly our previous sermon in this series dedicated to the life and ministry of Elijah. First of all, do you remember what Elijah’s name in the Hebrew means? It means “Yahweh is my ...read more

  • Showdown In The Sanctuary

    Contributed by Charles Trout on May 25, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 1,267 views

    A young boys affection for Western Pictures turns into an illustration of the showdown between David and Goliath. Our Churches are following the scripts of the old serial western films and the characters are identified!

    My Father grew up in the early Fifties and like most youngsters Saturday afternoons found him at the theater for the matinee which usually consisted of the great westerns of the time. These westerns have been a part my growing up as well. My Father’s terminology for a good western movie is a ...read more

  • Showdown On The Mountain Series

    Contributed by Gerald Albers on Oct 31, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,495 views

    First of all, do you remember what Elijah’s name in the Hebrew means? It means “Yahweh is my God.” This prophet’s name very clearly defined his mission, to demonstrate or prove that “Yahweh is, in fact, not only his God but the only true and living God.”

    Elijah Part II "Showdown on the Mountain" 1 Kings 18:1-39 1 And it came to pass after many days that the word of the LORD came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, "Go, present yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the earth." 2 So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab; and there ...read more

  • Preparing For A Showdown

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 18, 2010
     | 1,722 views

    Jacob Prepares to Meet Easu. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    Reading: Genesis chapter 32 verses 1-21: Ill: • James Whistler, the Victorian artist, • Showed scant respect for the hierarchy of any profession. • When his poodle fell ill with a throat infection, • The artist sent immediately for the country’s ...read more

  • Showdown On Carmel

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings
     | 574 views

    Thesis: Either we are for God or we are against him. Intro.: 1. Tonight: one of the most exciting stories in all the Bible. 2. Elijah and the prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel (1 Kings 18). I. BACKGROUND TO THE STORY. A. Rule of Ahab in the Northern Kingdom (1 Kings 16:29-33). B. ...read more

  • A Garden Variety Showdown Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Dec 5, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,142 views

    From the very beginning we see God’s Christmas promise of a coming Savior.

    To understand the need for the promise of Christmas, we need to understand the reason for the promise in the first place. Most of you are familiar with the story of Adam and Eve, but did you realize that even in the Garden of Eden, God revealed the promise of a coming Savior. Let’s look at the ...read more

  • The Showdown At Jabbok's Ford

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 27, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,289 views

    The incident at Jabbok’s Ford was a watershed in Jacob’s life. For it was a time where Jacob drew aside from everyone else to spend time alone with God. And if you mean business with God, he will mean business with you.

    The Showdown at Jabbok’s Ford – a watershed in Jacob’s life Story: Bruce and the spider After the Scottish defeat at the battle of Falkirk, and then the terrible news of Wallace’s execution - Robert the Bruce is said to have been inspired to continue the struggle against the English - by the ...read more

  • Showdown On Mt. Carmel

    Contributed by Joseph Daniel on Feb 16, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 13,759 views

    There are times when Christians must stand up and speak out.

    SHOWDOWN ON MT. CARMEL (Fighting Evil) (1 Kings 18:17-40) Tonight we are going to talk about the fight against evil, and we will be looking at 1 Kings chapter 18, verses 17-40. Trouble comes to us in many forms. It can be health problems or money troubles. It can be family squabbles, or ...read more

  • Showdown On Mount Carmet Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 23, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,282 views

    In this lesson, we see Elijah stand all alone against the prophets of Baal and Asherah. We learn many things from Elijah's example, including the difference one person can make.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a man who was solo skydiving for the very first time. 1. He had taken all the lessons and now it was time for his first solo jump. 2. He leapt out of the plane and as he was falling he panicked and couldn’t remember how to open his parachute. 3. As ...read more

  • Session One: The Celestial Showdown Series

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Mar 9, 2014
     | 2,157 views

    PART ONE of THREE This three part sermon series was presented at a men's camp. It also comes with a Bible study based on the series.

    "Battle Royal - When World's Collide" Session One: The Celestial Showdown Isaiah 46 (Bibles open for readings throughout the message) INTRO (Showed movie clip "300" and the section before battle where the warriors were told by King Leonidas to "SEARCH YOUR OWN SOUL" We are at war. Some are ...read more

  • Agent Elijah And The Showdown On Mount Carmel Series

    Contributed by Norayr Hajian on Mar 30, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,707 views

    What’s the big deal about missions? Why does it matter if people hear about Jesus? Aren’t all religions the same? This message takes a look at a historic mountain top experience and asks Does it really does matter what you believe?

    Last Sunday we collected an Easter Offering for World Evangelism. The idea behind it was that thousands of churches around the world collect an offering, twice a year, and the money is used to support the hundreds of missionaries around the world. • And two people from our own congregation are ...read more

  • See Evil Clearly Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Aug 2, 2013
     | 1,057 views

    The final showdown, Christ's return, victory

    Welcome Salvation Joyfully Revelation 19-20 Introduction The Gaither singer and comedian Mark Lowry and I have at least one thing in common…he said the scariest sound of his childhood was “the sound of his father’s belt going through the loops as he took it ...read more