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FOUND BY GOD / NO WHERE TO HIDE

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1 Kings 21:20 KJV 1900
And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he answered, I have found thee: because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the Lord.
(KJV) 20  And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he answered, I have found thee: because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the LORD.
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A DNA match ties a former police officer to some of the crimes committed by a California serial killer behind at least 12 homicides and 45 rapes throughout the state in the 1970s and '80s, police officials announced Wednesday. (April 25) AP
You just wanted to find out if you were Portuguese or Spanish, but instead you found out you were related to a mass murderer.
This is a reality in a world where the alledged Golden State Killer, now known as Joseph James DeAngelo, was arrested after DNA found at one of the killer's crime scenes was checked against genetic profiles from genealogical websites that collect DNA samples.

FOUND BY GOD / NO WHERE TO HIDE

I. Ahab Could Not Hide From God.
1 Kings 21:2–3 KJV 1900
And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money. And Naboth said to Ahab, The Lord forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee.

FOUND BY GOD / NO WHERE TO HIDE

What happens when you can’t get what you want, or when God saids no, you can not have it?
1 Kings 21:25 KJV 1900
But there was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

FOUND BY GOD / NO WHERE TO HIDE

God sent the prophet with a message, a warning: There is nowhere to hide and nowhere to run.
1 Kings 21:27 KJV 1900
And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

FOUND BY GOD / NO WHERE TO HIDE

a. Ahab tried to hide from God.
1 Kings 22:30 KJV 1900
And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself, and enter into the battle; but put thou on thy robes. And the king of Israel disguised himself, and went into the battle.
a. Ahab tried to hide from God.

FOUND BY GOD / NO WHERE TO HIDE

b. Removing Your Disguise Crying Out To God...
1 Kings 22:32–33 KJV 1900
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw Jehoshaphat, that they said, Surely it is the king of Israel. And they turned aside to fight against him: and Jehoshaphat cried out. And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots perceived that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.
1 Kings 22:30
1 Kings 22:34–35 KJV 1900
And a certain man drew a bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the harness: wherefore he said unto the driver of his chariot, Turn thine hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am wounded. And the battle increased that day: and the king was stayed up in his chariot against the Syrians, and died at even: and the blood ran out of the wound into the midst of the chariot.

FOUND BY GOD / NO WHERE TO HIDE

This morning has God found you?
Are you running from God? (Where can you run?)
Are you hiding from God? (Where can you hide?)
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