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  • Lessons At Zarephath Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 21, 2018

    Message 3 in our study of the life and ministry of Elijah. This message explores the lessons learned during his ministry to the widow and her son at Zarepath.

    Chico Alliance Church Elijah Series #3 “Lessons at Zarephath” Introduction Observing God’s interaction with Elijah and Elijah’s spiritual journey in his day provides insight and principles for us in our day which is not unlike what Elijah faced. The periods in Elijah’s life follow a definite more

  • When Your Brook Dries Up

    Contributed by Robert Massey on Apr 2, 2002
    based on 325 ratings

    Here are three lessons every believer needs to learn when they are going through tough times.

    WHEN YOUR BROOK DRIES UP 1 Kings 17:1-16 Elijah is one of the most colorful personalities found in the entire Bible. Here in 1 Kings chapter 17, he appears suddenly upon the scene, he doesn’t have a huge introduction, and not a lot is said about his life previous to here in this passage. He more

  • The Widow Of Zarephath

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 23, 2002
    based on 53 ratings

    Another wonderful example that our God is the "God of no shortages!"

    THE WIDOW OF ZAREPHATH "So she went away, and did according to the word of Elijah; and she and he and her household ate for many days. The bin of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil run dry, according to the word of the Lord which He spoke by Elijah." I Kings more

  • When The Brook Dries Up

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Aug 20, 2003
    based on 215 ratings

    We’ve all been in a place where the "brook" dried up and God moved us on to another place. There are many lessons to be learned beside the brook.

    A. INTRODUCTION “And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, ‘As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.’ And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, ‘Get thee hence, and turn more

  • The Widow And The Prophet.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on May 19, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    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 more

  • Living In Baal's Backyard Series

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Oct 1, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    This message focused in on Elijah at Zarephath which was literally right under the nose of the Baal worshippers. God sustained the prophet in enemy territory.

    ELIJAH—A MAN OF LIKE PASSIONS 03 Living In Baal’s Backyard TEXT: 1 Kings 17:8-16 1 Kings 17:8-16 KJV And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, [9] Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to more

  • The Route To Revival

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Sep 30, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    We all want revival. However, are you ready to follow God’s route to revival? God never shows up as a reviving fire until He first reveals Himself as a refining fire!

    “The Route To Revival” Text: I Kings 17:8-22; Malachi 3:2-3 8And the word of Jehovah came unto him, saying, 9Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Sidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow there to sustain thee. 10So he arose and went to Zarephath; and when he came to more

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

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on May 10, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    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 including more

  • When The Creek Dries Up

    Contributed by C. Scott Ghan on Aug 24, 2003
    based on 39 ratings

    Some times we doubt God’s prvision and promises. Sometimes God’s provision just seems to dry up. What do we do then?

    TITLE: When the Creek Dries Up 082503d C. Scott Ghan This sermon was inspired by Elmer Towns’ sermon "When the Brook Dries Up". Though very little of his original text is in tact. TEXT: 1 Kings 17:1-9 (CEV) Elijah was a prophet from Tishbe in Gilead. One day he went to King Ahab and more

  • The Widow Of Zarephath - Five Ingredients Of God's Guidance Series

    Contributed by Rich Young on Sep 21, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    This is the second sermon in a series of ten sermons on Elijah.

    These Are the Days of Elijah (#2) Five Ingredients of God’s Guidance READ TEXT: 1 Kings 17:8-16 Prayer of Illumination Our Father and our God, thank you that you are not a God who ever leaves us alone. Father, you lead us . . . you guide us . . . you equip us . . . you provide for us . . . more

  • Wise Counsel

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Nov 12, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    How can you learn to trust God?

    1Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, ¡§My daughter, I need to seek some security for you, so that it may be well with you. 2Now here is our kinsman Boaz, with whose young women you have been working. See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing floor. 3Now wash and anoint yourself, and more

  • Just Hold On

    Contributed by Dr. Jwt Spies on Mar 19, 2022
    based on 1 rating

    It doesn't matter how bad things might seem, Just Hold On

    I wonder if there is anyone here that ever seems like bad things are always happening to them. It seems like that you are always getting the short end of things. However, after going through all of your trails what you have learned is that through it all God is always right there with us, getting more

  • When You're At The End Of Your Rope

    Contributed by Alan Smith on Aug 8, 2002
    based on 280 ratings

    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 more

  • Our Father’s Promises Trump Our Worries

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Feb 2, 2010

    God’s promises made the difference for Elijah & the widow of Zarephath. His promises overcome our worries. For through faith in Jesus, you are his dear child. A.The widow’s worries B.Our God is in command C.Trust your Father’s promises and act accordingly

    Text: 1 Kings 17:7-16 Theme: Our Father’s Promises Trump our Worries A. The widow’s worries B. Our God is in command C. Trust your Father’s promises and act accordingly Season: Epiphany 4c Date: January 31, 2010 Web page: more

  • Generosity Pays—principles Of Faithful Stewardship

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 55 ratings

    From the widow of Zarephath, we can learn important lessons about stewardship.

    September 14, 2002 I. Introduction: A. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 1. The most famous American memorial for unidentified soldiers killed in combat is located at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. 2. Though it was never officially named, the memorial has come to be known as the more