1 & 2 Kings

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1 & 2 Kings Series by Pastor John Fichtner –Overview


The first sermon in this series helps us understand biblical prosperity and the importance of avoiding family strife. The remaining sermons give insights into understanding God’s heart of mercy and recognizing His involvement in our loneliness, discouragement, and our gut wrenching trauma. 

Prosperity is Generational


Pastor John Fichtner

1 & 2 Kings part 1 by Pastor John Fichtner


  1. Prosperity is generational

  2. Inheritance quickly gained will not be blessed in the end

  3. Good planning and hard work leads to prosperity

  4. Demonically driven

  5. Stewardship

  6. Spiritual prosperity

  7. Soul prosperity

  8. Good work ethic

  9. Gracious of tongue

  10. Financial prosperity

  11. Lifestyle of financial stability

  12. Never think about money

  13. Never let stress over money dominate your life

  14. Proverbs 28:20

  15. Difference between the ability to make money and the ability to keep it

  16. Family Strife

  17. It’s a healthy thing to have to work

Loneliness vs. Solitude


Pastor John Fichtner

1 & 2 Kings part 3 by Pastor John Fichtner


  1. Everybody deals with discouragement

  2. Loneliness is just a small portion of all the areas of discouragement

  3. There are multiple things God uses to bring you out of discouragement

  4. The regular going on cycles of life that you have to deal with

  5. Part of breaking discouragement is to get the big picture

  6. Isolating

  7. Failure

  8. Wanted to see something accomplished

  9. Have to acknowledge feeling like a failure

  10. Separate physical weariness from soul weariness

  11. God loves for us to understand

  12. God deals with the now

  13. Every failure opens the door for a new vision to be birth

  14. Being alone is never God’s permanent plan

  15. The way out of discouragement is just one step

  16. By the way you probably should stop feeling sorry for yourself

Looking for a Place Called Home


Pastor John Fichtner

1 & 2 Kings part 2 by Pastor John Fichtner


  1. Loneliness for some people is the greatest fear on the earth

  2. Jesus calls us from loneliness to a place of solitude

  3. God sent His most powerful prophet

  4. This time they paid a little more attention to Elijah

  5. How long will you waver between two opinions

  6. The God who answers by fire--He is God

  7. People love a competition

  8. How dare you puny devil try to steal the affection of God’s people

  9. You are the people of God--Return to your inheritance

  10. They got the water from the people’s supply

  11. Water represents life

  12. Elijah’s making them get involved in this

  13. Making an investment of their life in this subject and this issue

  14. The power of God always connected to the leading of the Spirit and Word of God

  15. Elijah is an example of the mercy of God

  16. Solitude brings Power

  17. God is the God who loves to resolve issues

  18. Never will be able to outrun the internal scream of loneliness

2 Kings part 2 - Looking for a Place Called Home


Pastor John Fichtner

1 & 2 Kings part 4 by Pastor John Fichtner


  1. Transplanted

  2. Gut wrenching trauma

  3. Fixated on trauma

  4. God understand fixations and emotional traumas

  5. Every transplant is a shock to your system

  6. Takes three years for a tree to recover from being transplanted

  7. Judgment is coming but if you would just repent you wouldn’t have to go through it

  8. All transplants test you

  9. Every time you go through a transplant you will either go way forward in God or way back in God

  10. This is me and God

  11. When you are forced to transplant it teaches you to pay the price

  12. When they paid the price of losing something dear they learned to let that horror build something strong in them

  13. A forced transplant is one of the most intense moments in your life

  14. God wants to build something deep in you that you would not have built if it were not for the pain

  15. We are all looking for a place to call home