Eat, Sleep, And Whisper?
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper.
— 1 Kings 19:12
When someone shouts at me, I’m usually not listening to what they’re saying. At that point in the conversation, I’ve usually checked out — and started protecting my feel- ings and my ears.
When the noise in your life becomes too deafening, read Elijah’s story in 1 Kings 19. We see that Elijah fled for his life because a wicked woman named Jezebel wanted to kill him. Why? Elijah had just called down fire from heaven. If anyone had reason to celebrate and have full assurance of faith, it was Elijah.
But “Elijah was afraid and ran for his life” (1 Kings 19:3). After he ran for an entire day, “he came to a broom tree, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. . . . Then he lay down under the tre ...
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