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The Road to Restoration
Bible Text: 1 Kings 19:13b-21 | Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: 1 Kings, The Road to Restoration
1. To help Elijah to deal with his discouragement and despair, God first provided him with food, water, and rest. Now He gave him work to do.
2. The importance of work:
-it is a gift to us, a part of creation before the Fall, an extension of God’s work
-it brings a sense of worth, accomplishment, dignity
-it brings the respect of our neighbors, essential to spreading the gospel
-the Bible warns against idleness
-by working we meet our own needs, as well as the needs of God’s work and others
-our purpose in work is to glorify God
3. The third way God ministered to Elijah’s need was by providing him with someone to share the work.