Trusting God When The Food Runs Out

In 1 Kings 17:8-12 we read:

Then the word of the Lord came to [Elijah], “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there.   Behold, I have commanded a widow there to feed you.”   So he arose and went to Zarephath.   And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, a widow was there gathering sticks.   And he called to her and said, “Bring me a little water in a vessel, that I may drink.”   And as she was going to bring it, he called to her and said, “Bring me a morsel of bread in your hand.”   And she said, “As the Lord your God lives, I have nothing baked, only a handful of flour in a jar and a little oil in a jug.   And now I am gathering a couple of sticks that I may go in and prepare it for myself and my son, that we may eat it and die.”

Welcome to Zarephath, Elijah!

This is the third in a nine-part series of sermons exploring practical lessons from the life of Elijah, a great hero of faith from the Old Testament.   This segment of his story demonstrates:

MAN’S INFORMED OBEDIENCE
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GOD’S WISE AND FAITHFUL PROVISION
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GREAT THINGS

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