2Prophets of Northern Kingdom There are Four Prophets of the Northern Kingdom:ElijahElishaAmosHosea
3Group Work Each group create a story line Group 1: Group 2: Group 3: Read the storyWhat is the main message that it is teaching us?Write down the plot events that will help the class understand that messageDraw picturesTeach the class the storyGroup 1:Elijah and the Widow: 1 Kings 17:1-16Group 2:Elijah and God: 1 Kings 19:1-18Group 3:Elijah and Elisha: 2 Kings 2:1-17Group 4:Elisha: 2 Kings 5: 1-19
4Elijah 873-843 BC Addressed issues: Storyline: Baalism- the worship of other Gods was a violation of the covenant with the LORDStoryline:
5Elisha 849-785 BC Ministry focused on actions rather than teachings Worked many wonders or miraclesStoryline:
6AmosBCA southern prophet called to go to the northern kingdomDenounced idolatry, extravagant lifestyles, and neglect of the poor and afflictedRead Amos 2:6-8
8Hosea 740-730 BC Read Hosea 1-2 Storyline: Marries an unfaithful womanEven after her infidelity, invites her back into his lovePreaches a message of returning to the covenant promiseLives the message through the symbolism of his own life!