Mission Hills Church
When The River Runs Dry | When Provisions Become Problems
Have you ever felt like God led you somewhere only to be disappointed by how things turned out once you got there? Why does the God who makes the rains fall and the rivers flow…sometimes let those same rivers run dry? Join us as we learn how - and why - to trust God even when our circumstances aren’t what we expected.
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  • Littleton Campus
    620 Southpark Dr, Littleton, CO 80120, USA
    Saturday 5:00 PM, Sunday 8:00 AM, Sunday 9:15 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM
  • North Littleton Campus / Mission Hills en Español
    5804 S Datura St, Littleton, CO 80120, USA
    Sunday 9:15 AM, Sunday 11:30 AM
Welcome to Mission Hills!
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Mission Hills is a church family—a family who wants to extend to you the same love, hope, and joy that we have received. We know that we cannot be all things to all people. But we do want to be one thing to all people. We want to be the place where anyone, of any age, of any level of spiritual maturity, of any economic class, of any ethnicity, of any church background—or no church background—can meet God in a way that transforms their life…forever!

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Ahab son of Omri did more evil in the eyes of the LORD than any of those before him. (1 Kings 16:30)
He set up an altar for Baal in the temple of Baal that he built... (1 Kings 16:32).
Now Elijah the Tishbite, from Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, (1 Kings 17:1a)
“As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain in the next few years except at my word.” (1 Kings 17:1).
Sometimes God dials back the supply to draw back our trust.
Is God dialing back a supply to draw back my trust?
Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah: "Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan." (1 Kings 17:2-3)
You will drink from the brook, and I have directed the ravens to supply you with food there." So he did what the LORD had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there. The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook. (1 Kings 17:2-6)
Where God guides, He provides.
We need to thank god for the supply, regardless of His delivery system.
What provisions do I need to thank God for?
Provision Inventory:

Grab a blank page and draw as big a circle as you can, then draw a line down the center of the circle. Then on the left side, put things you feel like have been a supernatural provision from God. Then on the right side, put the natural things He's provided for you. Then at the top of the page, put "God’s Provisions". And take some time to give God credit and thank Him for all of those provision.
Gratitude keeps God's provision from becoming a problem.
It's always better to have a relationship with the Provider than possession of a provision.
Some time later the brook dried up because there had been no rain in the land. (1 Kings 17:7)
God loves you too much to let His provisions become a problem.
Two ways God's provision can become a problem:

1. We get confused about the source of the supply.
2. We're tempted to stay in the place of provision instead of following God to what He has for us next.
Is there a provision that’s becoming a problem?