Storyline #60: 1 Kings 17-22 “gods vs. God: time to put up or shut up”

4---titleFree resources for youth pastors and small group leaders:
4 – 1 Kings 17-22 – Elijah Mt. Carmel (mp3)
4 – 1 Kings 17-22 – Elijah Mt Carmel (fillout sheet)
4 – 1 Kings 17-22 – Elijah Mt Carmel (ppt)
4 – 1 Kings 17-22 – Elijah Mt Carmel (Scripture)
4 – 1 Kings 17-22 – Elijah Mt Carmel (outline)
4 – 1 Kings 17-22 – Elijah Mt Carmel (service order)
1 Kings Sermon Intro Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LSGZNhiA7E
A highly respected Christian leader (who I know well) got a call from a church in his state.  The church asked him to send them a good pastoral candidate for their open senior pastor position.  The Sunday the pastor candidate preached to that church (an all-white church), a family of a different nationality came down front to join the church.  The all-white church denied their membership, and because of it, the pastor candidate refused the position.  The church called the Christian leader again asking for another pastor candidate.  The leader then told them, “You already have a pastor, and it’s the Devil!”

There are times in our lives that we call sin, a struggle, a habit, or just a phase…when in reality we are worshipping other gods than the real God through Christ.  So listen up as you may be worshipping Satan through different gods rather than Jesus.   Continue reading