You Are Not Alone

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You Are Not Alone

1 Kings 19:9–18 NKJV
9 And there he went into a cave, and spent the night in that place; and behold, the word of the Lord came to him, and He said to him, “What are you doing here, Elijah?” 10 So he said, “I have been very zealous for the Lord God of hosts; for the children of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars, and killed Your prophets with the sword. I alone am left; and they seek to take my life.” 11 Then He said, “Go out, and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; 12 and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice. 13 So it was, when Elijah heard it, that he wrapped his face in his mantle and went out and stood in the entrance of the cave. Suddenly a voice came to him, and said, “What are you doing here, Elijah?” 14 And he said, “I have been very zealous for the Lord God of hosts; because the children of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars, and killed Your prophets with the sword. I alone am left; and they seek to take my life.” 15 Then the Lord said to him: “Go, return on your way to the Wilderness of Damascus; and when you arrive, anoint Hazael as king over Syria. 16 Also you shall anoint Jehu the son of Nimshi as king over Israel. And Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abel Meholah you shall anoint as prophet in your place. 17 It shall be that whoever escapes the sword of Hazael, Jehu will kill; and whoever escapes the sword of Jehu, Elisha will kill. 18 Yet I have reserved seven thousand in Israel, all whose knees have not bowed to Baal, and every mouth that has not kissed him.”
Romans 11:1–4 TPT
1 So then I ask you this question: did God really push aside and reject his people? Absolutely not! For I myself am a Jew, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God has not rejected his chosen, destined people! Haven’t you heard Elijah’s testimony in the Scriptures, and how he prays to God, agonizing over Israel? 3 “Lord, they’ve murdered your prophets; they’ve demolished your altars. Now I’m the only one left and they want to kill me!” 4 But what was the revelation God spoke to him in response? “You are not alone. For I have preserved a remnant for myself—seven thousand others who are faithful and have refused to worship Baal.”
Romans 11:1
Could you look at the Elijah next to you on your left and your right and tell them YOUR NOT ALONE
Pray
Genesis 2:18 NCV
18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is right for him.”

The worlds greatest torture isn’t water boarding, it isn’t pulling finger nails off a person it isn’t even sleep deprivation its Isolation....

Could you look at the Elijah next to you on your left and your right and tell them YOUR NOT ALONE
Introduction:
Have You Ever felt Alone In this journey Of Life As a Christian?
It might be too soon to ask in this presentation because many of us have been taught to be tough and pretend we got everything Under control.. But some of us are not as strong as other folks..
We still have our Elijah Moments…Or what id like to call our chapter 3
1. The Elijah (first chapter)
said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
And according to Elijahs Word it didn’t rain
but he became a victim of his own prophecy:
And it came to pass after a while, that the brook dried up, because there had been no rain in the land.
Zarephath: a small Phoenician town/enemy territory.
God commands a widow women to sustain him

16 And the barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by Elijah.

Then the widow who helped Elijah son dies, And Elijah prays him back to life

24 And the woman said to Elijah, Now by this I know that thou art a man of God, and that the word of the LORD in thy mouth is truth.

2. 1 kings 18 Elijah (2nd Chapter

1 And it came to pass after many days, that the word of the LORD came to Elijah in the third year, saying, Go, shew thyself unto Ahab; and I will send rain upon the earth.

Elijah tells Ahab to gather all Isreal unto Mount Carmel, and the prophets of baal 450 which eat at Jezebels table..

21 And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

Elijah allows the enemy to go first to prove that the false god they worship and serve isn’t real.
I believe this is what has happen in the World, The God of the bible has given the folks that serve the false god an opportunity to show and prove.
Depending on your point of view, it could appear that the little g is winning.
But if you climb up to Calvary’s cross your view becomes clear.. God is in control and your not alone

38 Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench. 39 And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, The LORD, he is the God; the LORD, he is the God. 40 And Elijah said unto them, Take the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape. And they took them: and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and slew them there.

45 And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel. 46 And the hand of the LORD was on Elijah; and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

In Two Chapters of the Life of the great prophet we see miracles manifested..
and Then bamm!! 3rd Chapter
I’m

I’m not sure if you have ever experienced in your life

great victories
great accomplishments
overcome impossible feats
torn-down generational strongholds
pushed threw walls of addiction & self sabotage
Overcame abusive relationships
And Just as you begin to believe your on top of the World… Bam Chapter 3
CHAPTER 3’S KEEP You humble
In Elijah’s chapter 3 he was confronted with
Fear
Depression
Thoughts of Death
Isolation which caused his opinion to govern his belief system.
If you think he’s the only one in the bible that had a chapter 3 look again..
Jonah
Jonah 4:1–4 NKJV
1 But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he became angry. 2 So he prayed to the Lord, and said, “Ah, Lord, was not this what I said when I was still in my country? Therefore I fled previously to Tarshish; for I know that You are a gracious and merciful God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, One who relents from doing harm. 3 Therefore now, O Lord, please take my life from me, for it is better for me to die than to live!” 4 Then the Lord said, “Is it right for you to be angry?”
Jonah 4:1
John The Baptist

19 And John calling unto him two of his disciples sent them to Jesus, saying, Art thou he that should come? or look we for another?

This is the same John the baptist:
That received the holy spirit in his mothers womb at the salutation Jesus Mother.
That declared behold The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world
This is the same John that baptised Jesus and witnessed God
Matthew 3:17 NCV
17 And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love, and I am very pleased with him.”
He’s incarcerated for telling the truth!!!
Let me put a pin right here and share my heart.
Sometimes i feel alone when it comes to standing up for whats right. Concerning the state of Men and Masculinity, Men as priest & providers in their homes, Men in leadership in the Church...
Because the moment you offend the LGBTQ
You Can be incarcerated for telling the truth!!!
So John the Baptist!!
Is Locked up because
he confronted the leaderships open sinful practices,
Jezebel I mean Herodias has requested that he is beheaded.
He’s locked up alone in a cell and has had opportunity to rethink the last few chapters in his life.
He begins to even question if Jesus is the One...
Luke 7:18 TPT
18 John’s disciples reported to him in prison about all the wonderful miracles and the works Jesus was doing.
Luke

The Prophet John’s Question

18 John’s disciples reported to him in prisonb about all the wonderful miracles and the works Jesus was doing.

Luke 7:19 AV
19 And John calling unto him two of his disciples sent them to Jesus, saying, Art thou he that should come? or look we for another?
Luke 7:
Even though his disciples told him the great works that have happen since Jesus has replaced him, he still doubted…
Luke 7:22–23 TPT
22 Only then did Jesus answer the question posed by John’s disciples. “Now go back and tell John what you have just seen and heard here today. The blind are now seeing. The crippled are now walking. Those who were lepers are now cured. Those who were deaf are now hearing. Those who were dead are now raised back to life. The poor and broken are given the hope of salvation. 23 And tell John these words: ‘The blessing of heaven comes upon those who never lose their faith in me no matter what happens.’ ”
Lk 7:2
In Other Word’s Bro You’re Not Alone.....
Work This concerning: Triumphant Christian Church
Never lose your faith no matter what happens…
deut
Deuteronomy 31:6 The Message
6 “Be strong. Take courage. Don’t be intimidated. Don’t give them a second thought because God, your God, is striding ahead of you. He’s right there with you. He won’t let you down; he won’t leave you.”
Romans 8:35–38 TPT
35 Who could ever separate us from the endless love of God’s Anointed One? Absolutely no one! For nothing in the universe has the power to diminish his love toward us. Troubles, pressures, and problems are unable to come between us and heaven’s love. What about persecutions, deprivations, dangers, and death threats? No, for they are all impotent to hinder omnipotent love, 36 even though it is written: All day long we face death threats for your sake, God. We are considered to be nothing more than sheep to be slaughtered! 37 Yet even in the midst of all these things, we triumph over them all, for God has made us to be more than conquerors, and his demonstrated love is our glorious victory over everything! 38 So now I live with the confidence that there is nothing in the universe with the power to separate us from God’s love. I’m convinced that his love will triumph over death, life’s troubles, fallen angels, or dark rulers in the heavens. There is nothing in our present or future circumstances that can weaken his love.
Romans 8:31–38 TPT
31 So, what does all this mean? If God has determined to stand with us, tell me, who then could ever stand against us? 32 For God has proved his love by giving us his greatest treasure, the gift of his Son. And since God freely offered him up as the sacrifice for us all, he certainly won’t withhold from us anything else he has to give. 33 Who then would dare to accuse those whom God has chosen in love to be his? God himself is the judge who has issued his final verdict over them— “Not guilty!” 34 Who then is left to condemn us? Certainly not Jesus, the Anointed One! For he gave his life for us, and even more than that, he has conquered death and is now risen, exalted, and enthroned by God at his right hand. So how could he possibly condemn us since he is continually praying for our triumph? 35 Who could ever separate us from the endless love of God’s Anointed One? Absolutely no one! For nothing in the universe has the power to diminish his love toward us. Troubles, pressures, and problems are unable to come between us and heaven’s love. What about persecutions, deprivations, dangers, and death threats? No, for they are all impotent to hinder omnipotent love, 36 even though it is written: All day long we face death threats for your sake, God. We are considered to be nothing more than sheep to be slaughtered! 37 Yet even in the midst of all these things, we triumph over them all, for God has made us to be more than conquerors, and his demonstrated love is our glorious victory over everything! 38 So now I live with the confidence that there is nothing in the universe with the power to separate us from God’s love. I’m convinced that his love will triumph over death, life’s troubles, fallen angels, or dark rulers in the heavens. There is nothing in our present or future circumstances that can weaken his love.
Romans 8:3
Come On Shout it out Im Never alone...
Matthew 28:20 NLT
20 Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
1 Kings 19:9–19 NCV
9 There Elijah went into a cave and stayed all night. Then the Lord spoke his word to him: “Elijah! Why are you here?” 10 He answered, “Lord God All-Powerful, I have always served you as well as I could. But the people of Israel have broken their agreement with you, destroyed your altars, and killed your prophets with swords. I am the only prophet left, and now they are trying to kill me, too.” 11 The Lord said to Elijah, “Go, stand in front of me on the mountain, and I will pass by you.” Then a very strong wind blew until it caused the mountains to fall apart and large rocks to break in front of the Lord. But the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind, there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. 12 After the earthquake, there was a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. After the fire, there was a quiet, gentle sound. 13 When Elijah heard it, he covered his face with his coat and went out and stood at the entrance to the cave. Then a voice said to him, “Elijah! Why are you here?” 14 He answered, “Lord God All-Powerful, I have always served you as well as I could. But the people of Israel have broken their agreement with you, destroyed your altars, and killed your prophets with swords. I am the only prophet left, and now they are trying to kill me, too.” 15 The Lord said to him, “Go back on the road that leads to the desert around Damascus. Enter that city, and pour olive oil on Hazael to make him king over Aram. 16 Then pour oil on Jehu son of Nimshi to make him king over Israel. Next, pour oil on Elisha son of Shaphat from Abel Meholah to make him a prophet in your place. 17 Jehu will kill anyone who escapes from Hazael’s sword, and Elisha will kill anyone who escapes from Jehu’s sword. 18 I have seven thousand people left in Israel who have never bowed down before Baal and whose mouths have never kissed his idol.” 19 So Elijah left that place and found Elisha son of Shaphat plowing a field with a team of oxen. He owned twelve teams of oxen and was plowing with the twelfth team. Elijah came up to Elisha, took off his coat, and put it on Elisha.
1 Peter 5:8 AV
8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
1 Kings 19:9–18 NLT
9 There he came to a cave, where he spent the night. But the Lord said to him, “What are you doing here, Elijah?” 10 Elijah replied, “I have zealously served the Lord God Almighty. But the people of Israel have broken their covenant with you, torn down your altars, and killed every one of your prophets. I am the only one left, and now they are trying to kill me, too.” 11 “Go out and stand before me on the mountain,” the Lord told him. And as Elijah stood there, the Lord passed by, and a mighty windstorm hit the mountain. It was such a terrible blast that the rocks were torn loose, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. 12 And after the earthquake there was a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire there was the sound of a gentle whisper. 13 When Elijah heard it, he wrapped his face in his cloak and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave. And a voice said, “What are you doing here, Elijah?” 14 He replied again, “I have zealously served the Lord God Almighty. But the people of Israel have broken their covenant with you, torn down your altars, and killed every one of your prophets. I am the only one left, and now they are trying to kill me, too.” 15 Then the Lord told him, “Go back the same way you came, and travel to the wilderness of Damascus. When you arrive there, anoint Hazael to be king of Aram. 16 Then anoint Jehu grandson of Nimshi to be king of Israel, and anoint Elisha son of Shaphat from the town of Abel-meholah to replace you as my prophet. 17 Anyone who escapes from Hazael will be killed by Jehu, and those who escape Jehu will be killed by Elisha! 18 Yet I will preserve 7,000 others in Israel who have never bowed down to Baal or kissed him!”
1 Peter 5:7 NCV
7 Give all your worries to him, because he cares about you.
I kings 19:
Tell Someone God is going to give you the Power to Come out of Hiding..
I kings 19:9-
9 verse- He came to the cave and spent the night God asks What Are You Doing Here?
1 Kings 19:10 AV
10 And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
He’s instructed to go stand before God in the Mountain.
1 Kings 19:11–12 AV
11 And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the LORD was not in the earthquake: 12 And after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.
1 Kings 19:11 AV
11 And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the LORD was not in the earthquake:
God wasn’t in the Earth, Wind & Fire
13 verse: He is asked the 2nd Time What are you doing here?
14 verse: Elijah gave the same reply
The Danger of remaining alone: You begin to believe the Lie
The two things that summons your replacement…
Disobedience:
Moses & King Saul
Complaining: Elijah
Complaining: Elijah
After God Listened to His complaint
1 Kings 19:15 NLT
15 Then the Lord told him, “Go back the same way you came, and travel to the wilderness of Damascus. When you arrive there, anoint Hazael to be king of Aram.
1 Kings
Tell Somebody Go back the same way you came..
When You arrive you will have some anointing to do
Listen Elijah you got some Hazael & Jehu’s to anoint!!
Theres an Elisha thats destined to replace you and i need you to father him, mentor him..
Get back To Work!!!
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