From Mountaintops of Victory to the Valley of Despair
Depression and Dealing with It. A Study of the Prophet Elijah
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Minister Jeff Barnes
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Scripture: 1 Kings 19:1-5 (link will open new tab or window)
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Topic: God in a Manger
Focus Thought: When Mary brought forth her firstborn child and laid him in a manger, she and the world probably did not know then, but would soon discover, that this was Jehovah God in a manger.
Focus Verse: Luke 2:7
“And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.”
This Week's Scripture Study Reading: Luke 2:4-16
Topic: The Forerunner
Focus Thought: A nation, a church, or a person who loses touch with the Word of God will go into moral and spiritual decline.
Focus Verse: Luke 1:17
“And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.”
This Week's Scripture Study Reading: Luke 1:5-13 and Luke 3:1-3