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April 19, 2024

Rēad to Read …Again


Daily Reading: I Kings 18-20

 

I Kings 18:36

And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things at thy word.

 

So, let’s learn about miracles. Elijah was a miracle worker.

 

1.       He prayed and it didn’t rain for three- and one-half years. I Kings 17:1

2.      He was fed by ravens. I Kings 17:2-7

3.      He promised the widow of God’s provision of meal and oil. I Kings 17:13-16

4.      He raised that widow’s son from the dead. I Kings 17:17-23

5.      He prayed down fire from heaven that consumed the sacrifice. I Kings 18:17-38

6.      He prayed for rain after three- and one-half years and it rained. I Kings 18:41-46

7.       He outran Ahab and his chariot to Jezreel (as far as 16 miles). I Kings 18:46

8.      He lived for forty days on two simple meals. I Kings 19:4-8

9.      He called fire from Heaven to burn up two bands of soldiers. II Kings 1:10-12

10.    He parted the waters of the Jordan with his mantle. II Kings 2:8

11.    He was taken up to heaven in a fiery chariot. II Kings 2:11

 

Some may ask. How? How did this man perform all these miracles. The answer to this is found in the last nine words of today’s verse: I have done all these things at thy word. Yes, there is a presumption there, for some of the miracles were performed after he uttered these words, and some were not included in the context. But the assumption is based on this, only God can do such miraculous things for He has all power in Heaven and on Earth.

 

By the way…probably, going with our assumption.

            The fifteen miracles associated with Elijah’s successor, Elisha,

            The thirty-eight miracles associated with Moses,

            The ten associated with Peter,

            The eleven with Paul,

            And the forty-three that took place during Jesus’ earthly ministry,

            Were all done at, and through the power of, God’s Word.

 

Add to those the eleven visions of God by humans,

            The four men that were struck blind,

            The sixteen supernatural deaths of individuals and groups of people,

            The ten Bible accounts of people being raised from the dead,

            The two times the sun stood still or changed direction,

            The twenty-seven miraculous stories of animals,

            The fourteen supernatural journeyings,

            The five dividing of the waters,

            Or the forty-one stories of supernatural fire.

 

All of these were done at, and through the power of, God’s Word!

 

Dr. William T. Howe

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