Sermon on Elijah at St. Aldate’s (1 Kings 17)
A mixture of the sermon notes and my thoughts
Elijah Fed by Ravens
2Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah: 3“Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan.4You will drink from the brook, and I have ordered the ravens to feed you there.”
The downward mobility that is often part of God’s call.
Downward mobility to prepare you for upward mobility.
Elijah is sent to the least of these in a foreign land. “That is the Gospel, That God CARES about the penniless, lonely, forsaken and poor,” and about YOU and me.
And here is my response to the sermon, written that afternoon as I was mulling over it.