Every Last WordPhilip Ryken

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Elisha's Secret Recipe 09/24/17

Regardless of what we may think of our present possessions and daily food, we must realize that they are from God. It is out of God’s great providence that we are provided for regularly.

2 Kings 4:38-44

Recent Broadcasts

Get Your Hopes Up! 09/17/17

Many people spend their lives guarding against disappointment. Success always comes as something of a surprise to them, and failure confirms their suspicions. Now in some cases, not getting one’s hopes up may be prudent. But not when it comes to the promises of God.

2 Kings 4:8-37

Jars and Jars Full 09/10/17

Widows and orphans have always had a special place in God’s heart. This means that they should also have a special place in the life and heart of the church.

2 Kings 4:1-7

It Depends Whom You Ask 09/03/17

Where do we go to weather life’s storms? Do we turn to false gods and attempt to find refuge and peace through their passing pleasures? Or, do we do what we are taught in the Bible, that is, to go to the Father, through the Lord Jesus Christ, by the power of the Holy Spirit?

2 Kings 3

Baldy and the Two Bears 08/27/17

People who call themselves “God’s servants” have a lot to live up to in terms of truly doing the Lord’s Kingdom work. They also have to deal with the worldly adversity that usually comes with trying to do what is right.

2 Kings 2:19-25

When Is Daddy Coming Home? 08/20/17

Without a father we miss out on a protector, provider, role model, and many of the positive benefits of a Dad. Going without such an important figure in our lives could be very destructive to our upbringing. However, following the traits of Elijah, any father can be more prepared and any child may know their father in Heaven.

Malachi 4

Chariots of Fire 08/13/17

No one is able to please the Lord without the Spirit of the Lord. So how can we go about pleasing Him? We need to call upon the Lord in order to pour out His spirit upon us, much like Elisha the prophet did at the end of his mentor Elijah’s ministry.

2 Kings 2:1-18

No Chance of Recovery 08/06/17

Ultimate questions of meaning and purpose quickly surface when we are confronted with our own mortality. It is something that no one will escape in the present. How do we understand our lives and our deaths? These ultimate issues the Scriptures speak to clearly.

2 Kings 1

Thy Word Is Truth 07/30/17

The Word of God is readily available to just about any American. The question is though, “Will any one hear, understand, and follow its ways?” In the biblical story of King Ahab’s death, we have an obviously tragic example of someone who disregarded the Word of God.

1 Kings 22:1-50

Sour Grapes 07/23/17

Coveting is the tenth commandment. It has to do with desire and is often felt to be the least or amongst the least significant commandment. But what the Bible teaches is that it is the root of the most horrific sins.

1 Kings 21

God Unlimited 07/16/17

The way we conceive God to be determines how we behave. In Elijah’s day the King of Syria believed it possible to defeat the Israelites in the valley, because he thought Israel’s God was just a god of the hills.

1 Kings 20