CIY Night 1
Some time later the brook dried up because there had been no rain in the land.
Just b/c you’re in God’s story and you’re God’s person doesn’t mean you escape the reality of the story. Elijah predicted the rain, he was doing what God wanted, but the brook still dried up. Sometimes we can stay too long in one place where God’s provided for us and not move on to the next. E.g. a leader leaves us. E.g. a book of the Bible we’ve been reading. E.g. a youth ministry we’ve been a part of the last four years.
If we’re in God’s story, what is it like to live like He has the whole script?Some TV shows, actors are only given the next part of the script. It’s hard to know how to act in this scene when you don’t know the ending. The director knows. He’s read the whole script.
TOTC 1-2 Ki
She believed, as often in Old Testament thought, that death and sickness must be punishment for some hidden sin now brought ‘to the light