Sermons

 

 
No book in the history of the world has been so often copied, printed, translated, read, and studied as the Bible. It stands uniquely as the object of so much…
In today’s passage, Jesus heals a crippled woman. The woman was “bowed together” and couldn’t straighten out. So it was a severe physical handicap, and Jesus healed her of it…
A parable is a story that communicates a deeper truth. Jesus isn’t teaching us about fruit trees and gardening. He’s talking about salvation and spiritual fruitfulness. The fig tree is…
Most of us are aware that a hurricane recently devastated the Bahamas with multiple people killed, hundreds still missing, and vast devastation of property. In the wake of such natural…
Today we’ll consider the end of Elijah’s earthly life. As far as we know, no one in the history of the world experienced what Elijah did at the end of…
I Kings 22 records the death of Ahab. During a battle with Syria, an enemy soldier shot an arrow “at a venture” (.34, randomly) and struck Ahab between the joints…
God had instructed Elijah to anoint two kings and to select Elisha to take his place. At the end of chapter 19, we find Elijah throwing his mantle on Elisha,…
Elijah had experienced a miraculous victory on Mt. Carmel in his contest against the prophets of Baal. God had demonstrated undeniably who was the true and living God. Elijah had…
Life has its ups and downs, its mountain top experiences and its valley of the shadow of death experiences. People have their ups and downs, too. Elijah had experienced a…
We’ve been studying the life of Elijah from 1 Kings. Last week we saw the results of a contest between Elijah and the prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel. The…