Although Elijah was a great great man of God and a great prophet – he still experienced the same spiritual highs and lows we experience. After defeating the prophets of Baal on Mount Carmel he descended into a valley of fear and depression. When we experience spiritual burnout we need to look back at the life of Elijah to see how we can be restored back into service for God.
The Bible talks about “Knowing God” but too often this is confused with “Knowing About God.” It is not enough to simply know about God, we must know Him. Some people believe in God, but don’t know him. Some know Him, but not well. Others know Him intimately and as a result they serve Him wholeheartedly. Which one are you?