Tag archive: 1 Kings

Blending In

Blending In

Often blending in looks appealing, and it’s not always wrong. 1 Kings 22:1-53 Reference: “The messenger who had gone to summon Micaiah said to him, “Look, the other prophets without exception are predicting success for the king. Let your word agree with theirs, and speak favorably.”” 1 Kings‬ ‭22:13‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: A friend of mine…

Good Conflict; Bad Conflict

Good Conflict; Bad Conflict

Conflict is a given; how we respond is a choice. 1 Kings 21:1-29 Reference: “His wife Jezebel came in and asked him, “Why are you so sullen? Why won’t you eat?”” ‭‭1 Kings‬ ‭21:5‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: There’s a bad way and a terrible way to deal with conflict. It seems that in 1 Kings 21…

Conquering A Challenge

Conquering A Challenge

I remember this always seemed like a daunting task. 1 Kings 20:1-43 Reference: “Meanwhile a prophet came to Ahab king of Israel and announced, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Do you see this vast army? I will give it into your hand today, and then you will know that I am the Lord.’ ””…

Leave Your Job Well

Leave Your Job Well

Leaving can sometimes look like an appealing option 1 Kings 19:1-21 Reference: “So Elisha left him and went back. He took his yoke of oxen and slaughtered them. He burned the plowing equipment to cook the meat and gave it to the people, and they ate. Then he set out to follow Elijah and became…

A Powerful Story

A Powerful Story

This is one of the best stories in the whole Bible! 1 Kings 18:1-46 Reference: “At noon Elijah began to taunt them. “Shout louder!” he said. “Surely he is a god! Perhaps he is deep in thought, or busy, or traveling. Maybe he is sleeping and must be awakened.”” ‭‭1 Kings‬ ‭18:27‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I’ve…

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