Category Archives: 1 Kings

November 6 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Elijah

Read 1 Kings 18:17-46 Elijah was a prophet of God.  Prophets had the difficult task of speaking God’s truth to people that didn’t really want to hear it.  It’s fascinating to read their accounts in God’s word and see their … Continue reading

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November 5: Elijah and Prophets of Baal

Read 1 Kings 16:29-19:18 “…one nation under God…”  That familiar phrase from our Pledge of Allegiance described the original author’s perspective of and, I trust, every Christian’s desire for the United States. There was a day when that phrase also … Continue reading

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November 4: King Solomon

Read 1 Kings 2:1-3:28 Have you ever felt like you were in over your head?  That the skill/insight required for a task was beyond your capacity?  Like the situation was calling for something you didn’t possess? Solomon did!  He had … Continue reading

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July 28: So that He may be known

Read 1 Kings 8: 41-43, 60-61 Outside of the first century A.D., in today’s day in age, Christianity has been looked down upon more than any time before. When you say the name of Jesus, people look at you differently. … Continue reading

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July 19: Mount Carmel

Read 1 Kings 18:16-40 Needless to say, this is how I’ve pictured Mount Carmel since my Sunday school days. Unfortunately, the real Mount Carmel is a regular mountain made out of rock, but what took place on it was one … Continue reading

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May 19: The Power of the Invisible

Read Matthew 15:1-20 There are realities beyond that which we regularly see and hear. Of course, some of those realities are just too tiny for the average person to observe.  Science on the microscopic and atomic levels reminds us of … Continue reading

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May 18: Opening Thoughts

Read 1 Kings 18:16-19:18 Our study this week is not about “the power of positive thinking.”  You have heard that idea before, right?  Many outside of Christ proclaim the so called “benefits” of not allowing negative thoughts to dominate brain … Continue reading

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