The Ministry of Mountains
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
November 3, 2002
When was the last time you faced a mountain? I
think about Daring David in the Old Testament as he
faced a mountain named Goliath! David was so small
standing up against the giant. But David learned
that day that God + One = a Majority!
We read in 1 Samuel 17.49, "Then David put his
hand in his bag and took out a stone; and he slung it
and struck the Philistine in his forehead, so that
the stone sank into his forehead, and he fell on his
face to the earth."
I think about Mighty Moses! If there was ever a
man who encountered a mountain... it was Moses. With
the Egyptian armies pressing toward him and with the
Red Sea before him and the complaining Israelites
around him... Exodus 14.21, "The Moses stretched out
his hand over the sea; and the Lord caused the sea to
go back by a strong east wind all that night, and
made the sea into dry land, and the waters were
divided. So the children of Israel went into the
midst of the sea on the dry ground, and the waters
were a wall to them on their right hand and on their
And what about Needy Naaman? He faced the
mountain called leprosy! And he learned that the way
to victory over any mountain was obedience to the
Word of God. For we read in 2 Kings 5.14, "So he went
down and dipped seven times in the Jordan, according
to the saying of the man of God; and his flesh was
restored like the flesh of a little child, and he was
"God any rivers you think are uncrossable; Got
any mountains you can't tunnel through? God
specializes in things tho't impossible; He does the
things others cannot do."
Perhaps you're facing a mountain tonight? It
may be the mountain of marital conflict! For you...
it may be the mountain of raising children! Yours
may be the mountain of financial reversals! For
David it was Goliath! For Moses it was the Egyptian ...
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