February 26, 2020
Elijah modeled faithful and fearless commitment to God. Some people respond to God’s call by saying, “Yes, I am all in for God. I will be faithful and fearless.” That was Elijah.
February 25, 2020
Jesus taught that we should have a burn-the-ships level of commitment to God. He said in Mark 12:29-30, ...
February 24, 2020
On April 22, 1519, Spanish explorer Hernan Cortes landed in Vera Cruz, Mexico, to claim the land. But Cortes and his men faced a daunting challenge: they had to travel 200 cactus-filled, snake-infested miles to the capital city of the Aztec Empire, where Montezuma reigned.
February 21, 2020
During our time at Zarephath, God refines our gentleness. Somewhere during the three years Elijah stayed with the Gentile widow, her son died unexpectedly
February 20, 2020
Zarephath was a place of refining for Elijah. What did God want to refine in Elijah--and in you and me as well? First, our Zarephath experience refines our humility.
February 19, 2020
Eventually, God told Elijah to move forward after his waiting time at the brook of Cherith. God told Elijah, “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and stay there” (1 Kings 17:9).
February 18, 2020
Our Cherith, our waiting place, teaches us to trust God absolutely. God said to Elijah in 1 Kings 17:4, “You will drink of the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to provide for you there.”