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C9 Elijah

Lesson No. 1 – Elijah obeys God

Elijah lived when there was a very wicked king in Israel. The king’s name was Ahab. The queen, who was called Jezebel, was also very wicked.

1 Kings 17: 1-7

Lesson No. 2 – Elijah trusts God

When the stream dried up, God sent Elijah to a widow. She would look after him. When he arrived, he found that she and her son were very short of food. It was the same everywhere. The crops had failed because there was no rain.

1 Kings 17: 8-16

Lesson No. 3 – Elijah serves God

For more than three years there was no rain. Everything dried up, and even the animals were dying.

1 Kings 18: 1-2, 16-46

Lesson No. 4 – Elijah hears God

Queen Jezebel, Ahab’s wife, really hated Elijah. She said that she would have him killed within a day!

1 Kings 19: 1-16