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1 Corinthians 2:9 However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived”— the things God has prepared for those who love him—
Major Project Monday, February 6 – Don’t Forget. That is a week from TODAY! For extra credit – turn your major project in on Friday. You have the rubric – so do your best and get the grade you want! Pennies for Patients starts Next Week – February 6-24 – Please support! Your HOMEROOM Classroom. Minimum of $5 per person for the school to reach our goal. Bible Notebooks Due on Friday: Syllabus, Major Project Guidelines, Classroom Expectations, Returned Tests, Into The Bible works, Returned Handouts – worth 100 pts
Analyze how God used Elijah to defeat Baal worship in Israel; Examine Elijah's deep depression and his restoration by God following the Mt. Carmel experience; Compare the styles, methods, and results in the ministries of Elijah and Elisha; Recognize that in crucial periods of history, God will do His utmost to maintain His connection with His people; Examine the strategy in Jehoshaphat's victory over Moab and its relevance for the Christian life; Examine how Hosea's ministry illustrates Israel's unfaithfulness and God's unfailing love. Explore the causes and consequences of Israel's defeat by the Assyrians; Examine the role Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon played in carrying out divine judgment upon Judah; Examine how the prophets reveal that God offered redemption before He acted in judgment; Describe the role, function, and time frame of the Hebrew prophets.
Elijah said – there would be a drought – 1 Kings 17:1 God fed him and provided him with water The brook dried up and God led him to Zaraphath – a widow was there Flour and Oil did not run dry Son of the widow died – Elijah stretched himself on the boy – 3 times – and cried to God – and God heard and brought him back to life – 1 Kings 17:21, 22
God told Elijah to go before Ahab Who was Obadiah? Ahab’s palace Administrator – He was a devout believer in God. Obadiah hid 100 prophets of God in caves Elijah told Obadiah to tell Ahab to meet him People from all over Israel were to meet him on Mt. Carmel Bring 450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of Asherah
Call on your god – called until noon Elijah began to make fun – maybe he is thinking, busy, traveling, or sleeping They cut themselves with swords and spears Time of the evening sacrifice – so ALL day
Took 12 stones – one for each tribe Dug a trench – able to hold about 24 lbs Fill 4 large jars – filled them 3 times Fire from God burned up the sacrifice, the wood, the stones and the soil – also licked up all the water Took the prophets off the mountain into the Kishon Valley and slaughtered them there Elijah went back on top of the mountain to look for the approaching rain 7 times he asked his servant – do you see any hint of rain? 7 th time – I see a small cloud
Heavy rain and ran ahead of Ahab back to Jezreel – 17 miles Ahab told his wife – Jezebel – what had happened to her prophets She said – that she was going to kill Elijah He was scared and ran for his life Went a day’s journey into the wilderness – sat down and rested – angel provided food for him Went another 40 days and nights until he reached Horeb – 2,370 miles – same as Mt. Sinai
First a wind Earthquake Fire Whisper – What are you doing here Elijah?
Northern Kingdom of Israel taken into captivity in 722 BC by the Assyrians Southern Kingdom of Judah taken into captivity by the Babylonians in 586 BC