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March 22: Elijah Runs from Jezebel

Posted on: March 17th, 2015 by Amy Vetter

Unit 13, Session 3: Elijah Ran from Jezebel

After Baal’s defeat at Mount Carmel, King Ahab’s wife, Jezebel, sent a death threat to Elijah. Terrified, Elijah ran away and hid in the wilderness. God revealed Himself to Elijah. Elijah’s circumstances were difficult, but God didn’t leave him. Jesus is the true and final Prophet. People hated Jesus and wanted to kill Him. God used Jesus’ enemies to fulfill His plan to save people from sin.

Questions from 1 Kings 19. …

Why does Elijah flee to the desert?

Who took care of Elijah in the desert? How?

How long did Elijah travel to Horeb, the mountain of God?

Once he got there where did he stay?

God said to Elijah: “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD for the LORD is about to pass by” (1 Kings 19:11)

What three things passed by that did not contain the voice/presence of God?

Then can a ______?

What did God ask Elijah?

Then what did God ask Elijah to do?

Last week we read that Obadiah had hidden 100 prophets and kept them safe from the deadly power couple, Ahab and Jezebel. What does God reveal in 1 Kings 19:18?

God revealed Himself to Elijah. Elijah’s circumstances were difficult, but God didn’t leave him. Jesus is the true and final Prophet. People hated Jesus and wanted to kill Him. God used Jesus’ enemies to fulfill His plan to save people from sin.

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