Pastor Joe's Blog

January
20 2017
Post

The Prophet Series: Elijah, part 7

The Prophet Series: Elijah part 7   Elijah roamed the Negev desert for forty days while he sought an audience with the Lord. His heart was grieved and disappointed that God's miracle at Carmel seemed to have no effect...
January
13 2017
Post

The Prophet Series: Elijah, part 6

The Prophet Series: Elijah part 6   Elijah setting the stage for God's grand display of power had its desired effect. The people of Israel fell on their faces and worshipped God. 1Ki 18:39 And...
January
10 2017
Post

The Prophet Series: Elijah, part 5

The Prophet Series: Elijah part 5   In our history of Elijah we find ourselves as witnesses of one of the grandest scenes in all of Israel's history. Elijah has chosen one of the hills of Mount Carmel, a peak called...
December
21 2016
Post

The Prophet Series: Elijah, part 4

The Prophet Series: Elijah, part 4   After healing the Gentile widow’s son and witnessing her faith and the transformation it brought upon her, Elijah is bid by God to leave the area of Sidon and return to Samaria...
December
09 2016
Post

The Prophet Series: Elijah, part 3

The Prophet Series: Elijah part 3   Elijah meets the woman at the gate. 1Ki 17:10-13 So he arose and went to Zarephath, and when he came to the...
December
01 2016
Post

The Prophet Series: Elijah, part 2

The Prophet series: Elijah part 2   We left off in our last article with king Omri of Israel. I feel the gravitational pull to review the history of kings in the north, “Israel,” but I will resist it. If you...
November
11 2016
Post

The Prophet Series: Elijah, part 1

Prophet series: Elijah, part 1   It can be difficult to keep the history of Israel straight in your mind, and what makes it even harder is the national split after Solomon's reign. You have to keep memory of two...
November
01 2016
Post

The Prophet Series: Hanani and Jehu

Prophet series: Hanani and Jehu   Where we left off we concluded the reigns of Rehoboam in Judah and Jeroboam in Israel (the northern ten tribes). Jeroboam survived Rehoboam and witnessed the ascent of two kings in Judah...
October
21 2016
Post

The Prophet Series: Shemaiah and Ahijah

Prophet series: Shemaiah and Ahijah   There are several players that must be known in order to appreciate the relevance of these two prophets: Rehoboam (successor to Solomon as king of Judah), Jehoboam (rebel Ephraimite...
October
07 2016
Post

Prophet Series: A brief history of Solomon as background for the prophets Shemaiah and Ahijah

Prophet series: A brief history of Solomon as background for the prophets Shemaiah and Ahijah   I realize that as we develop the list of prophets of Israel we are going over the history of Israel and that is a good thing....
Page 9 of 13124 posts