Elijah & the Prophets of Baal - Steadfastness

Scripture Reading:  1 Kings 17:1; 18:1, 5-8, 16-39; 19:1-16


Memory Verse:  “The Lord is God!”  they said.  “The Lord is God.” 1 Kings 18:39


Discussion Questions:

1.  What is Elijah fortelling in 1 Kings 17:1?  That there would be no rain or dew in the next few years except at his word.
2.  What is a prophet?  A prophet is someone who receives a message from God to be communicated to others.
3.  Was Elijah a prophet?  Yes
4.  What did Elijah say to the prophets of Baal about them calling on the name of their god and him calling on the name of the Lord?  “The god who answers by fire-he is God.” (vs. 1 Kings 18:24)
5.  Did the god of Baal answer them? No (vs. 1 Kings 18:26-29)
6.  Did the Lord answer Elijah?  Yes (vs. 1 Kings 18:38)

7.  When the people saw the fire of the Lord fall & burned up the sacrifice, what did they say?  “The Lord – he is God!  The Lord – he is God!” (vs. 1 Kings 18:39)NIV




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