Scott Palmer - PREPARING FOR A MIRACLE - Elijah: Faith and Fire- Part 3

January 21, 2024

Elijah: Faith and Fire- Part 3
I Kings 17:17-24
January 21, 2024

“Elijah was a human being as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the land.” James 5:17 (CSB)


1.   __________________ Authenticity before God.

“After this, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. His illness got worse until he stopped breathing. She said to Elijah, ‘Man of God, what do you have against me? Have you come to call attention to my iniquity so that my son is put to death?’” I Kings 17:17-18 (CSB)

Application: Consistently bridge the _____________________.

“But your iniquities are separating you from your God, and your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not listen.” Isaiah 59:2 (CSB)


“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” I John 1:9 (CSB)

2.   Pray ________________________________.

“Oh, Lord God! You yourself made the heavens and earth by your great power and with your outstretched arm. Nothing is too difficult for you!” Jeremiah 32:17 (CSB)

“This is the confidence we have before Him: If we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears whatever we ask, we know that we have what we have asked of Him.” I John 5:14-15 (CSB)

3.   TRUST GOD’S ___________________________.

“But He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is perfected in weakness.’ Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in me. So I take pleasure in weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and in difficulties, for the sake of Christ. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” II Corinthians 12:9-10 (CSB)