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Prayer That Is Remembered

“Elijah was a man just like us. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years. Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and the earth … Continue reading

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A Rejected Call for Fire

Rejection ignites thirst for revenge. Mix in messianic fervor and one can sense the intense anger growing. This desire for conquest and revenge appears in Luke 9:51-56. Jesus has set his face “resolutely toward Jerusalem.” Although Jewish travelers from Galilee … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept, Then He Prayed

Jesus wept. When many people think about Jesus’ raising his friend Lazarus from the dead, they focus on those tears shed shortly before Jesus called for Lazarus to come out from the tomb. Why did he weep? They wonder, and … Continue reading

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Elijah Calls for Fire

The prophet Elijah prayed powerfully. He prayed for healing and the dead came to life. He prayed for rain and torrents fell. He prayed for fire and fire shot down from heaven. Yes, Elijah literally called for fire. One of … Continue reading

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