Uncomfortable

So Ahab went to eat and drink. But Elijah climbed to the top of Mount Carmel and bowed low to the ground and prayed with his face between his knees. (1 Kings 18:42) Read: 1 Kings 18:1-46, Acts 11:1-30, Psalm 135:1-21, Proverbs 17:12-13 Relate: This scripture about Elijah’s prayer is one of the few times in scripture…

Few Things Worth Doing Come Easy

The view is beautiful but the climb is tough. Few things worth doing come easy.

John 6:60-61 (Hard Teaching)

Many of his disciples said, “This is very hard to understand. How can anyone accept it?” Jesus was aware that his disciples were complaining, so he said to them, “Does this offend you?” (John 6:60-61) Read: Psalms 79 – 82 Relate: Cannibals. That is what Jesus was asking his disciples to be. Worse than that. He was asking…

A Different Road

If Jesus wanted to be the Messiah they were expecting, there could not be a better time. If He wanted to set up an earthly kingdom and avoid the scandal of the cross, now was the time. They were ready.

The Mother In Law (5/5/13)

Read: Judges 21:1-25, Ruth 1:1-22, John 4:4-42, Psalm 105:1-15, Proverbs 14:25 But Ruth replied, “Don’t ask me to leave you and turn back. Wherever you go, I will go; wherever you live, I will live. Your people will be my people, and your God will be my God. Wherever you die, I will die, and there I…