1 Kings 17:1-7 – Elijah’s Story Begins

Read 1 Kings 17:1-7

A dove sitting on a present with a pretty bow with the words from 1 Cor. 14:31, "You May All Prophesy"

It will be helpful to know that Elijah is the first of several important prophets that God will use to bring messages to his people in both Israel and Judah (northern and southern kingdoms). Elijah is from Gilead (Israel) so he reports to his king, Ahab.

We’ve already seen how the kings of the north have all been evil and corrupt. For years, there were some in Israel who remained faithful to the God of Abraham who had brought them out of bondage in Egypt. They have lived under leaders who flaunt an entirely different spirituality, totally ignoring the God of their inheritance.

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