Category Archives: 1 Kings

July 15 – United: Country – 1 Kings 11 & 12

Read 1 Kings 11:26-12:33 The Old Testament nation of Israel is different from our nation. It was the result of the promise of God to a man and his wife. He promised them land and progeny. God’s intentions were that … Continue reading

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April 10 – Jesse Tree – Elijah

Read: I Kings 16:29-33; 17:1; 18:1, 16-45 “Elijah went before the people and said, ‘How long will you waver between two opinions?  If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal is God, follow him.’”  I Kings 18:26 Here they go again?  Worshiping … Continue reading

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February 22 – People of the Earth – 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. If you … Continue reading

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April 8 – Life from Death

Read 1 Kings 17:17-24 As a parent, I find myself so drawn to this widow at the beginning of the passage. Whether you’re a parent or not, many of us have faced heart-breaking, gut wrenching circumstances in life that have … Continue reading

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March 30 – Mountaintops – 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 of the sweetest victories … Continue reading

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January 27 – Meeting the Teacher

Read 1 Kings 3:1-28 As our kids were growing up, meeting their teachers every year was a tense time for them and for us.  “Who is she?”  “What is he like?”  “Will the person be a good match for our kids?”  … Continue reading

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November 21 – 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 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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