First Baptist Church, Elgin TX
God Of The Valley (Wk. 3)
August 30, 2020
Main Scripture Reference(s)
1 Kings 17:1-7

God Of The Valley (Wk. 3)

August 30, 2020 / 1 Kings 17:1-7

God of the Valley (Wk. 3)

Observations:

1. Mountaintop moments reveal the of God, but the valleys of life teach us how He .

1 Kings 17:1-7

1 Kings 16:33

1 Kings 17:2-4

2. God’s provision in the valleys teaches us to Him.

1 Kings 17:5-7

Exodus 16:4

Matthew 6:9-11

3. God’s provision in the valleys teaches us to in Him.

Matthew 6:25-26

Luke 12:24

Matthew 6:31-33

Matthew 6:31-33 (MSG)

4. God’s provision in the valleys teaches us that we are than we think.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

Application:

1. Learn to trust God’s provision.

2. and rest from the rat-race of life.

3. Embrace instead of strength.

4. Get ready to see God move in .

Family Discussion Points:

*Open by reading 1 Kings 17:1-7.

  1. How have you seen God provide in the valley?
  2. In 1 Kings, do you think the season of drought was meant to teach Ahab a lesson or to teach Elijah a lesson? Please explain.
  3. Why do you think we learn to trust God more in the valleys of life than we do on the mountain tops?
  4. Why is it so important that we notice God’s daily provision in our lives?
  5. When we lose sight of God’s daily provision in our lives, we often get caught up in chasing after things. Have you ever had a season like that in your life? Are you in a season like that now?
  6. How can you embrace surrender?
  7. Read 1 Kings 18:20-46. Do you think Elijah’s victory upon Mount Carmel would have been possible without his experience in the Jordan valley? Explain.
  8. Looking back on your life, can you see any victories that first required time in the valley? Please share with the group.

*If you are in the valley currently or have been recently, reflect on today’s discussion and think about the victories God is preparing you for.

 

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