Mission Hills Church
When The River Runs Dry | The Fight of Our Lives
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
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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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We cannot win the war with fear...but we can win the daily battles
All our fear comes from our vulnerability,
and our vulnerability comes from our sin.
After a long time, in the third year, the word of the LORD came to Elijah: "Go and present yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the land." (1Ki 18:1-2a)
Where God guides, He provides…but only if we go.
"Go and present yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the land." (1 Kings 18:2a)
Taking possession of God’s provision always requires winning a battle against fear.
Where is God guiding you but fear is preventing you from going?
So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab Now the famine was severe in Samaria, and Ahab had summoned Obadiah, his palace administrator. (Obadiah [feared the LORD greatly]. While Jezebel was killing off the LORD's prophets, Obadiah had taken a hundred prophets and hidden them in two caves, fifty in each, and had supplied them with food and water.) (1Ki 18:2b-4)
A lot of our choices come down to what we fear most.
The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life; (Pro 14:27)
His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation (Luke 1:50)
The fear of God isn’t just the fear of His punishment, it's the fear of missing out on His promises.
9 "What have I done wrong," asked Obadiah, "that you are handing your servant over to Ahab to be put to death? 10 As surely as the LORD your God lives, there is not a nation or kingdom where my master has not sent someone to look for you. And whenever a nation or kingdom claimed you were not there, he made them swear they could not find you. 11 But now you tell me to go to my master and say, 'Elijah is here." I don't know where the Spirit of the LORD may carry you when I leave you. If I go and tell Ahab and he doesn't find you, he will kill me." (1 Ki 18:9-12a)
"As surely as the LORD your God lives..." (1 Kings 18:10)
If we feed our fear, it will crowd out our faith.
How do we feed our fear?
1. We dwell on it...and what we dwell on comes to dwell in us.
2. We focus on what could happen if we do instead of what won't happen if we don't.
3. We give it the final vote in our decisions.
We can choose to say to fear, "I hear your voice, but you don't get the final vote."
Yet I your servant have worshiped the LORD since my youth. Haven't you heard, my lord, what I did while Jezebel was killing the prophets of the LORD? I hid a hundred of the LORD's prophets in two caves, fifty in each, and supplied them with food and water. 14 And now you tell me to go to my master and say, 'Elijah is here.' He will kill me!" (1Ki 18:12b-14)
Choosing faith over fear isn't a war we win, it's a battle we choose to fight every day.
Where is today's battle taking place?
No amount of assurance will change the nature of the battle.
We have to choose faith over fear every day.
How do we feed our faith?
1. We dwell on the faithfulness and goodness of god.
2. We focus on FOMO.
3. We tell fear, "I hear your voice, but you don't get the final vote."
1. Where am I hearing the voice of fear trying to shout down something God is calling me to do?
2. What do I need to do to feed my faith so I can give it the final vote.