It is God’s prerogative to put his servants in the hard place.
1 Kings 19:9b-18
A great question
If there were a reason I wanted to preach on the life of Elijah this fall, it’s probably this passage – one of my favorites in the Old Testament. One of the reasons is the great question God asks Elijah in verses 9 and 13: “What are you doing here?”
As you may know, I just came back from Moldova Friday. There were several times at which I asked myself, “What are you doing here?” I gathered with the congregation in Nisporeni to whom you all gave $17,480 for their building fund. I said, “You’re probably asking, ‘What are you doing here just a couple of months after your last visit?” I wanted them to know that we want to continue the partnership.
I traveled on Ukraine International Airlines from JFK in New York through Kiev, Ukraine to Chisinau, Moldova. While I was at JFK, Linda told me she had looked up reviews on UIA, and they said the planes are usually older planes. When I heard the flight was delayed because of a couple of flat tires, I asked myself, “What am I doing here?” Read more »