Category Archives: 1Kings

Stop Limping!

It’s gotta be among the top 5 Bible stories. The odds are perfect for high drama, 450:1. And the tension in the air is palpable. Everyone’s cranky! The king’s cranky because Elijah won’t cut him any slack. The people are … Continue reading

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The Gospel Covers the Gap

Travel day today. Made my way to a bit of paradise today to mark our 36th anniversary, remember the past 35, and take advantage of some extended quiet time (can Maui be considered one’s prayer closet? . . . hoping … Continue reading

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The Hush of Grace

I’m hovering over the first part of 1Kings 19 this morning. And you can’t help but notice the stark contrast between the two mounts Elijah stands upon. The first, Mount Carmel, was a mount of victory (1Kings 18:20-40). The place … Continue reading

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Don’t Need Fire From Heaven

A longer than normal post this morning. Re-working some thoughts from 2009 on today’s readings . . . Talk about your high drama and suspense! They had been at it for hours. The 450 prophets of Baal and the 400 … Continue reading

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Turn My Feet to Your Testimonies

It wasn’t that he listened to some bad advice. Instead, the new king Rehoboam shopped around until he found some counselors who told him what he wanted to hear. He looked for some outside confirmation of the folly he had … Continue reading

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To Be Faithful Amidst the Fullness

It kills me to read 1Kings 11. Maybe, if he had had a lot less money, he could have afforded a lot less wives. Perhaps if he had a little less to possess he wouldn’t have become so bored with … Continue reading

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He Hears In Heaven!

Lot of praying going on. Talking to the Lord every day about what’s going on in our lives. Interceding for babies to be born healthy. Asking for wisdom in matters of direction for the body of Christ. Petitioning on behalf … Continue reading

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