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Elijah the Burnout

Guests, Matthew Trexler   |   March 14, 2017   |   Old Testament, 1 Kings   |  Type: Morning Devotions Series

The Lord gives us rest when there is discouragment in ministry.

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Minister by Faith, Not by Sight

Guests, Jason Walter   |   November 29, 2016   |   Old Testament, 1 Kings   |  Type: Morning Devotions Series

Visible results cannot serve as the basis for our confidence in ministry, for they are often deceptive or delayed. Our confidence in ministry can only come from faith in the power and promises of God.

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1 Kings 3:16-28

Israel's kings instruct us about the greater king who was to come.

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2 Samuel 7:12-17, 1 Kings 11:1-13

The kings of Judah typologically point to the perfect king and fulfillment of the Davidic Covenant, Jesus Christ.

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1 Kings 5:1-6, 2 Kings 17:6-23

Adjunct Faculty, Zach Keele   |   November 28, 2007   |   Old Testament, 1 Kings, 2 Kings   |  Type: Morning Devotions Series, 1 & 2 Kings

Israel's kings were bent on idolatrous rebellion instead of living in and enjoying the new paradise they've been given.

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1 Kings 18:17-19

The antithesis between the people of God and pagan culture is epitomized in the face-off between Elijah and Ahab.

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1 Kings 6:11-13, 9:1-9

King Solomon was a 2nd Adam figure given the task to build God's house and the possibility of merited prosperity and blessing.

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1 Kings 19:1-18

Resident Faculty, Dennis E. Johnson   |   October 16, 2007   |   Old Testament, 1 Kings   |  Type: Morning Devotions Series

Persevering through frequent times of little visible growth and success is necessary in Gospel ministry.

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1 Kings 10:1-13

Resident Faculty, David M. VanDrunen   |   September 20, 2007   |   Old Testament, 1 Kings   |  Type: Morning Devotions Series

In Old Testament Israel we see a foreshadowing, a type of the heavenly eternal kingdom of Jesus Christ.

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