Author Archives: PastorDave

Others May, You Cannot

If God has called you to be really like Jesus, He will draw you into a life of crucifixion and humility, and put upon you such demands of obedience, that you will not be able to follow other people, or … Continue reading

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Elisha: “This Day is a Day of Good News!”

Read 2 Kings 7.1-20 | Lesson 8 | Lesson Notes/Talking Points I / MAKING THE CONNECTION “This day is a day of good news!” [verse 9] is what the four lepers said to one another upon discovering these large stashes … Continue reading

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a loving tribute to my dear friend – Betty Anne Lance

BETTY ANNE LANCE February 17, 1935 – July 23, 2022 Delivered at her Memorial / Celebration of Life service I can only wish that I had known Betty during her more healthy and active years. But I didn’t. Many of … Continue reading

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Elisha: The cleansing of Naaman the Syrian

Read 2 Kings 5.1-14 | Lesson 7 | Lesson Notes/Talking Points I / MAKING THE CONNECTION Here is what has happened in Israel since our last lessons from the ministry of Elijah Elijah has anointed Elisha to be his successor … Continue reading

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Solomon: Wisdom Requested and Granted

Sunday School Lesson Notes/Talking Points | Lesson 1 Read 1 Kings 3.1-15 I / INTRODUCTION TO 1 KINGS We will begin a survey and study of 1 & 2 Kings. First, a brief introduction to these historical books… What will … Continue reading

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Solomon: Downgrade, Downslide, Downfall

Sunday School Lesson Notes/Talking Points | Lesson 2 1 Kings 11.1-13 Read 1 Kings 11.1-13 MAKING THE CONNECTION Solomon succeeded his father, David, and reigned over the united kingdom of Israel for 40 years / ch 11.42 His story is … Continue reading

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King Rehoboam of Judah: The Kingdom is Divided

1 Kings 12.1-24 | | Lesson 3 | Sunday School Lesson Notes/Talking Points Read 1 Kings 11.9 – 12.24 I / MAKING THE CONNECTION The purpose of the books of 1-2 Samuel and 1-2 Kings tell the whole story of … Continue reading

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Your Pastor is “a man with a nature like ours” [James 5.17]

The last two lessons I have delivered to our Sunday School class have focused on the ministry of Elijah. In the first lesson, Elijah presided over what had to be at least among the pinnacles of the high points in … Continue reading

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King Asa of Judah: “Because you relied on the LORD…” / 2 Chronicles 16.8

1 Kings 15.9-24 | Sunday School Lesson Notes/talking Points | Lesson 4 Read 1 Kings 15.9-24 & 2 Chronicles 14-16 I / MAKING THE CONNECTION After the united kingdom of Israel was divided, from now on, the stories of the … Continue reading

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“Will the real God please … answer by fire?”

1 Kings 18.1-46 | Lesson 5 | Sunday School Lesson Notes/Talking Points Read 1 Kings 18.1-46 I don’t know if any of you will remember the old TV show “What’s My Line?” [Be careful here – you’ll ‘out’ that you’re … Continue reading

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