Week 21: Walking on the Path of Prosperity | Day 1

Tasks for this week:

  1. Watch all three parts of  Walking on the Path of Prosperity
  2. Complete daily Bible reading
  3. Memorize Psalm 17:15 and Psalm 63:1

Week 21: Day 1

This week’s sermon, Walking on the Path of Prosperity, with Robby Gallaty, focuses on Proverbs 3:5-12.  We have divided this sermon into three parts for you to watch throughout this week (Days 1, 3, and 5). Please watch the first part today.

Today’s F260 Bible reading: 1 Kings 16: 29-34; 17

16:29 In the thirty-eighth year of Asa’s reign over Judah, Omri’s son Ahab became king over Israel. Ahab son of Omri ruled over Israel for 22 years in Samaria. 30Ahab son of Omri did more evil in the sight of the Lord than all who were before him. 31As if following in the sinful footsteps of Jeroboam son of Nebat were not bad enough, he married Jezebel the daughter of King Ethbaal of the Sidonians. Then he worshiped and bowed to Baal. 32He set up an altar for Baal in the temple of Baal he had built in Samaria. 33Ahab also made an Asherah pole; he did more to anger the Lord God of Israel than all the kings of Israel who were before him. 34During Ahab’s reign, Hiel the Bethelite rebuilt Jericho. Abiram, his firstborn son, died when he laid the foundation; Segub, his youngest son, died when he erected its gates, in keeping with the Lord’s message that he had spoken through Joshua son of Nun. (NET Bible)
17:1 Elijah the Tishbite, from Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As certainly as the Lord God of Israel lives (whom I serve), there will be no dew or rain in the years ahead unless I give the command.” 2The Lord’s message came to him: 3“Leave here and travel eastward. Hide out in the Kerith Valley near the Jordan. 4Drink from the stream; I have already told the ravens to bring you food there.” 5So he carried out the Lord’s message; he went and lived in the Kerith Valley near the Jordan. 6The ravens would bring him bread and meat each morning and evening, and he would drink from the stream. 7After a while, the stream dried up because there had been no rain in the land. 8The Lord’s message came to him, 9“Get up, go to Zarephath in Sidonian territory, and live there. I have already told a widow who lives there to provide for you.” 10So he got up and went to Zarephath. When he went through the city gate, there was a widow gathering wood. He called out to her, “Please give me a little water in a cup, so I can take a drink.” 11As she went to get it, he called out to her, “Please bring me a piece of bread.” 12She said, “As certainly as the Lord your God lives, I have no food, except for a handful of flour in a jar and a little olive oil in a jug. Right now I am gathering a couple of sticks for a fire. Then I’m going home to make one final meal for my son and myself. After we have eaten that, we will die of starvation.” 13Elijah said to her, “Don’t be afraid. Go and do as you planned. But first make me a small cake and bring it to me; then make something for yourself and your son. 14For this is what the Lord God of Israel has said: ‘The jar of flour will not be empty and the jug of oil will not run out until the day the Lord makes it rain on the surface of the ground.’” 15She went and did as Elijah told her; there was always enough food for Elijah and for her and her family. 16The jar of flour was never empty and the jug of oil never ran out, in keeping with the Lord’s message that he had spoken through Elijah. 17After this the son of the woman who owned the house got sick. His illness was so severe he could no longer breathe. 18She asked Elijah, “Why, prophet, have you come to me to confront me with my sin and kill my son?” 19He said to her, “Hand me your son.” He took him from her arms, carried him to the upper room where he was staying, and laid him down on his bed. 20Then he called out to the Lord, “O Lord, my God, are you also bringing disaster on this widow I am staying with by killing her son?” 21He stretched out over the boy three times and called out to the Lord, “O Lord, my God, please let this boy’s breath return to him.” 22The Lord answered Elijah’s prayer; the boy’s breath returned to him and he lived. 23Elijah took the boy, brought him down from the upper room to the house, and handed him to his mother. Elijah then said, “See, your son is alive!” 24The woman said to Elijah, “Now I know that you are a prophet and that the Lord’s message really does come through you.” (NET Bible)

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