10 James 5:17-18 (NLT) 17 Elijah was as human as we are, and yet when he prayed earnestly that no rain would fall, none fell for three and a half years! 18 Then, when he prayed again, the sky sent down rain and the earth began to yield its crops.
11 Elijah is directed by God to live by a brook – raven bring food
12 Elijah is directed by God to go and be fed by a widow
13 Who is the True God? – 1 Kings 18:17-40 The God who answers by setting fire to the wood of the sacrifice is the True God
23 The people will go into exile They will return and devote themselves to GodThey will tremble in awe of God and his goodness
24 III. Are You Listening? God speaks By his Word and by his Spirit Instruction, direction, correctionEars to hear
25 Matthew 11:15 (NLT) 15 Anyone with ears to hear should listen and understand! Matthew 13:15 (NLT) 15 For the hearts of these people are hardened, and their ears cannot hear, and they have closed their eyes— so their eyes cannot see, and their ears cannot hear, and their hearts cannot understand, and they cannot turn to me and let me heal them.’
26 2 Timothy 4:3 (NLT) 3 For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to sound and wholesome teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever their itching ears want to hear.
27 Application - God is still speaking today Application - God is still speaking today. Will we listen, or will we ignore his