Category Archives: 1 Kings

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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April 21: Wisdom is Better than Gold

Read 1 Kings 3:1-28 “How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver!” Proverbs 16:16 I suppose that Solomon is unique. Apart from those fictional people who rub magic lamps and make wishes to genies … Continue reading

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April 15: The Kind of “More” God Likes to Give

Read 1 Kings 17 If I were Elijah, I would have thought I needed more than God was letting me have. And the widow, well, no doubt she thought she needed more. I imagine her picking up those sticks, hunger screaming … Continue reading

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