By Dustin Allman
Pastor, The Fort Church, Kingsport
Focal Passage: 1 Kings 18:25-39
As I get older, I’m less competitive about many things but I still love a good challenge! So did Elijah!
God alone is full of glory. The surrounding context shows us that a showdown of worship is imminent.
The purpose of this showdown wasn’t for entertainment, but to demand a choice of worshiping either Yahweh God or Baal. Elijah addresses the people on top of the mountain saying, “How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If Yahweh is God, follow Him. But if Baal, follow him” (Ch. 18:21). [Read more…]