Spurgeon on digging trenches and expecting divine blessings

From C. H. Spurgeon, Morning and Evening(Evening May 16): The armies of the three kings were famishing for want of water: God was about to send it, and in these words the prophet announced the coming blessing. Here was a case of human helplessness: not a drop of water could all the valiant men procure from the … More Spurgeon on digging trenches and expecting divine blessings

Does God always operate in thunder and in lightning and in power?

And a great and strong wind was rending the mountain and breaking in pieces the rocks before the Lord; but the Lord was not in the wind. And after the wind was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. And after the earthquake a fire [or lightning], but the Lord was not … More Does God always operate in thunder and in lightning and in power?

Elijah: Faith was a gift, and God would send It when he willed

ELIJAH PART 2, An Advent Poem by John Piper King Ahab called out from the rocks, “Do you think that a fire-tailed fox Can scorch the fields of Jezebel, And starve the stock, and dry the well, And mock the Baals, and scorn Jezreel, And not be crushed beneath the wheel Of Ahab’s chariot? Beware … More Elijah: Faith was a gift, and God would send It when he willed

June 11 1 Kings 17-18

June 11 1 Kings 17-18 (ESV) Elijah Predicts a Drought 17:1 Now Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe [1] in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.” 2 And the word of the Lord came to him: 3 “Depart from here and turn eastward … More June 11 1 Kings 17-18