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C9 Elijah

Lesson No. 1 – Elijah obeys God

In the days of Elijah, the people of Israel had a very wicked king. His name was Ahab. Indeed, he was the most wicked king the Israelites had ever had. His wife,
Jezebel, was just as bad as he was! God was very displeased with all the evil things that were happening.

1 Kings 17: 1-7

Lesson No. 2 – Elijah trusts God

When the brook dried up, God sent Elijah away to a city called Zarephath. God
had told a widow who lived there to look after him.

1 Kings 17: 8-24

Lesson No. 3 – Elijah serves God

For more than three years there was no rain. No crops grew, and even the grass withered. Animals were dying.

1 Kings 18: 1-2, 16-46

Lesson No. 4 – Elijah hears God

Ahab’s wife, Queen Jezebel, flew into a rage when she heard what had happened at Mount Carmel (Story 3). She was especially angry when she heard about Elijah ordering all Baal’s prophets to be executed! She sent a messenger to Elijah to tell him that she would have him killed before the end of the next day.

1 Kings 19: 1-16