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- ‘Eliyyah (Elijah) – My God is Yah (Yahweh)
- 100x in the Bible (71x in the OT, 29x in the NT)
Passages covered in this podcast:
- 1 Kings 19
- James 5:17 -- Elijah was effective in prayer!
- Malachi 4:4-6 -- plus the N.T. passages where John the Baptist is compared to Elijah.
- 1 Kings 17-21, 2 Kings 1
- Did Elijah go to heaven? Click here.
- What he reincarnated in John the Baptist? Click here. For more on John the Baptist, click here.
Regarding his appearance during the Transfiguration of Christ, click here.
- Elijah pours 4 jars of water 3 times: 4 x 3 = 12 -- as in the 12 Tribes of Israel = Unity!
Some things we learn about God:
- God listens to man's voice.
God speaks to us in a voice, in his word – not only through impressive natural phenomena.
Though our moods and feelings may change, God’s word does not change.
The future will take care of itself when we are trusting the Lord.
For kids: You will find lots of ideas for teaching children about Elijah if you click here.
- 1 Kings 18:21 -- Elijah calls Israel to decision
- 1 Kings 19:3 -- After a triumph, the prophet becomes fearful and depressed.
- 1 Kings 19:19 -- He chooses a successor, and begins to mentor him.
- James 5:17 -- We should aim to pray like Elijah!
Next lesson: Elisha & Gehazi
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