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The Rev. Dr. Monty Knight The Rev. Dr. Monty Knight is a pastoral counselor and retired pastor in Charleston, SC.

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The Rev. Dr. Robert M. Knight maintains a pastoral counseling practice in Charleston, SC.

Monty has more than 30 years of experience as a minister, counselor, teacher, and clinical supervisor of counselors. He was the pastor of the historic First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Charleston from 1994 to 2010.

He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, an M.Div. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a D.Min. from Princeton Theological Seminary.

He is the author of the book, Balanced Living: Don't Let Your Strength Become a Weakness, as well as numerous articles in newspapers, magazines, and journals.

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The Rev. Dr. Monty Knight

Monty Knight: The Sacred Sound of Silence

1 Kings 19:9-12

10th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

August 13, 2017

The Rev. Dr. Monty Knight (CC(DC))


In the 19th Chapter of I Kings, the ancient Hebrew prophet, Elijah, is having a proverbial "nervous breakdown." He's depressed. So depressed, in fact, he wants to die. "It is enough," Elijah wails, "O Lord, now take away my life." (v.4) Perhaps you've heard this plaintive lament sung by the baritone soloist in the oratorio by Felix Mendelsohn, a marvelous musical composition that bears Elijah's name.

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