Elijah And The Drought


1 Kings 17: 1-4

“In the name of the LORD, the living GOD of Israel, whom I serve, I tell you that there will be no dew or rain for the next two or three years until I say so.”

Then the LORD said to Elijah,

“Leave this place and go east and hide yourself near Cherith Brook, east of the Jordan.

The Brook will supply you with water to drink, and I have commanded ravens to bring you food there.”

1 Kings 17: 6-7

And the ravens were bringing him bread and meat in the evening and he drank from the stream.

After a while the brook dried up because of the lack of rain.

1Kings 17: 8-9

Then the LORD said to Elijah,

Now go to the town of Zarephath, near Sidon and stay there. I have commanded a widow who lives there to feed you.

1 Kings 17: 12-13

“I have no bread, only a handful of flour in the large jar and a little oil in the small jar.”

“Do not be afraid.  Go in and do as you said.  But first make me a small round loaf of bread with what is there, and bring it out to me.  Then you can make something for you and your son.”

1 Kings 17: 15-16

So she went and did as Elijah said, and she together with him and her household ate for many days.

The large jar of flour did not run out, and the small jar of oil did not run dry, according to Jehovah’s word that He had spoken through Elijah.

1 Kings 17: 17

After these things, the son of the woman who owned the house fell sick, and his sickness became so severe that he stopped breathing.

1 Kings 17: 21-22

“O Jehovah my GOD, please let this child’s life come back into him.”

Jehovah listened to Elijah’s request, and the life of the child came back into him, and he revived.

1 Kings 17: 24

“Now I know that you truly are a man of GOD and that Jehovah’s word in your mouth is truth.”

Praise the LORD




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