Category: I Kings

Being the enemy of injustice
October 26th, 2003

I Kings 21 Imagine a man sitting by the side of his house, under his favorite tree, looking over his orchard. It is one of those beautiful days with a blue sky and a scattering of clouds passing lazily by, stimulating the imagination. He sits there content and full of memories. He remembers as a […]

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A merciful knock across the head
September 21st, 2003

I Kings 17:1-24 There are two stories this morning. The first is the story of Elijah raising the son of the widow of Zarephath from the dead. The second is a longer story of Elisha rasing the son of the Shunammite woman from the dead. Why is it that when people read the account of […]

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Elijah & Elisha: prophets for a time like this
September 7th, 2003

I Kings 17:1-6 It is sometimes said that truth is stranger than fiction and there is no better place to look in the Bible to see that this is so than in I & II Kings and the story of Elijah and Elisha. Elijah’s story begins with his declaration to King Ahab that there will […]

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