Elijah DEPENDENCE

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Elijah DEPENDENCE

  1. 1. ELIJAH 1 Kings 17-19 Sermon Series Vacation Bible School July 11-15 Evenings # 1 Dependence # 2 Obedience # 3 Blessings # 4 Strength # 5 Shine
  2. 2. ELIJAH 1 Kings 17-19 T hen the woman said to Elijah, "Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the LORD from your mouth is the truth” (17:24) Now Elijah the Tishbite 17:1 E L I J A H L = God JH= Jehovah
  3. 3. ELIJAH 1 Kings 17-19 Northern Kingdom = Israel 930 B.C. – 722 B.C. Conquered by Assyrians 20 Rulers all bad (874-853) Ahab the worst Southern Kingdom Judah 933 B.C. – 586 B.C. Conqueredby Babylonians 20 Rulers Mixed (874-850) Jehoshapat -Good
  4. 4. ELIJAH 1 Kings 17-19 Now Elijah . . . said to Ahab, "As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain in the next few years except at my word.” 1 Kings 17:1 Spoke for God
  5. 5. ELIJAH 1 Kings 17-19 Be careful, or you will be enticed to turn away and worship other gods and bow down to them. Then the LORD's anger will burn against you, and he will shut the heavens so that it will not rain and the ground will yield no produce, and you will soon perish from the good land the LORD is giving you. Deuteronomy 11:16
  6. 6. ELIJAH 1 Kings 17-19 Now Elijah . . . said to Ahab, "As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain in the next few years except at my word.” 1 Kings 17:2 Spoke for God
  7. 7. ELIJAH 1 Kings 17-19 Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah: "Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan. You will drink from the brook, and I have ordered the ravens to feed you there." 1 Kings 17:3-4 Hid in God
  8. 9. ELIJAH 1 Kings 17-19 Some time later the brook dried up because there had been no rain in the land. Then the word of the LORD came to him: "Go at once to Zarephath of Sidon and stay there. I have commanded a widow in that place to supply you with food.” 1 Kings 17:7-9 Depended upon God

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