Elijah

Elijah

Beware how you walk (2Chronicles 21)

Sermon Outline     2 Ways of Walking (2Chr 21:12b-15, Ps 1) Jehoram walked in the ways of evil (2Chr 21:6, 12b-13) Murder of his siblings (2Chr 21:4, 1Jn 2:11, 3:15, Matt 15:19) Married an idolater (2Chr 21:6) Practiced and promoted Idolatry (2Chr 21:11) Idolatry is anything that is set up in place of God. Results of walking in ways of evil Lost his ability to…

To whom will you turn? (2Kings 1)

Sermon Outline   We all face unpredictable futures and times of crisis. To who will you turn in the struggles of life? Ahaziah’s injury (2Ki 1:2) Who was Ahaziah? What happened to him? A Snapshot of his heart Ahaziah’s sin Rejected the God of Israel (2Ki 1:7-8, 1:3, 6, 16) Inquiring of a false god Ekron was a Philistine city on the southern shore of Israel and the…

Repentance stays the judgment of God 1Kings 21

Sermon Outline Choosing between God and man (1Ki 21:3) Family Land as an Inheritance from the Lord (Dt 19:14, Num 36:7, Lev 25:13-28) Business or Worship? (1Kin 21:3) Ahab’s Sin begins A Faulty Worldview Covetousness (1Ki 21:2, 4) What is covetousness? (Exo 20:17, HC 113, WLC 147-148) Abdication of…

Crazy Thoughts 1Kings 19:1-18

1Kings 19:1-18 Crazy Thoughts   Sermon Outline   Elijah’s story is one of the most amazing stories (1Ki 19:1-2, 21:23, 2Ki 9:33-35, James 5:17). Crazy Thoughts Elijah gets scared and runs (1Ki 19:3-4) First lesson: When we don’t stay focused on God we get all sorts of crazy ideas Runs from a Woman (1Ki 19:3, Jud 4:17-4:25, 9:54) Lesson 2: How many of us…

Fervent Prayer 1Kings 18:41-46

Sermon Outline 1Kings 18:41-46, James 5:16-18 Fervent Prayer   The Context Elijah is God’s Man in control (1Ki 18:41) Ahab is a puppet king (Prov 21:1) Why the command to Go up, eat and drink? Practical breaking of the fast from the events of the day. (Pink, Elijah, p54). Call to celebrate the that drought is over (1Ki 18:41b, Dt 28:12) Instructing Ahab to partake of…

Reclaiming Hearts (1Kings 18:17-40)

Sermon Outline Reclaiming Someone’s Heart is a Difficult Thing The Accusations Ahab’s Accusation against Elijah: (1Kin 18:1, 17) “The most wonderful compliment” Why would Ahab begin his interaction with the man he has searched for 3 years to find this way? (Lk 6:45, 1Ki 18:5, Jer 17:9) Elijah’s Indictment of Ahab: (1King 18:18) Elijah’s challenge to the People: (1King…

Spurring one another to growth

1 Kings 18:1-16 Spurring one Another to growth Elijah and Obadiah   Sermon Outline     Finding Nemo: The Risk of Faith Who is Obadiah? Name means ‘servant of Yahweh’ In charge of Ahab’s palace (1Ki 18:3) Devout believer in the Lord (1Ki 18:3) Willing to risk himself secretly for God (1Ki 18:4) Walking & Relying on God isn’t always easy Often God leads…

The Testing of our Faith – 1Kings 17:7-16

Sermon Outline God where are you? Elijah’s Test of Faith (1Ki 17:7 A victim of his own prayer. God’s intervention (1Ki 17:8) A call to outside the expected (1Ki 17:9, Luke 4:25-26) To the Crucible To a Widow The widow’s test of Faith A Demanding Prophet Be inconvenienced for me (1Ki 17:10) Give me…
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