Elijah, Ahab, Jezebel

Elijah, Ahab, Jezebel - (18:19 28 and then running from one...

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NEW OXFORD ANNOTATED BIBLE Third edition Study Guide – 1Kings 16:23 – 19:21 Capitals of northern kingdom Look back for a minute at 12:25. Where did Jeroboam first set up residence? What happened at Penuel back in Genesis 32:30-31? In 1 Kings 14:17, where is Jeroboam’s royal residence? Who moved the northern capital to Samaria? What is the reference to Joshua in 16:34 about? 1 Kings 16 – 19 Elijah, Ahab and Jezebel Ahab’s two major mistakes were: 1. Being like his father 2. Marrying a foreign woman who worshiped idols (Where have you seen this one before?) What is the irony in the way Ahab greets Elijah in 18:17? The story in 1 Kings 18 is a famous one. What would you identify as touches of humor in the story?. What is the climax of the story? What happens to the prophets of Baal? What do you make of Elijah’s being willing to stand up to 850 prophets with knives
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Unformatted text preview: (18:19, 28) and then running from one idolatrous queen? What 2 things happened earlier on the mountain that Elijah goes to (19:8)? (Hint: both have to do with Moses). Compare Exodus 19:16 – 19 with 1 Kings 19:11-12. The annotation on pages HB 525-26 gives one explanation for the contrast in the way God is revealed. The reason for the contrast is disputed, though. What do you think? Call of Elisha – 1 Kings 19:19-21 What is the significance of Elisha’s request? What is the significance of his action regarding the oxen? (Note: the text does not say this is a sacrifice to God, so what is it? See the annotation). We will skip over the stories in chapter 20 and pick up the story of Elijah and Elisha in 1 Kings 21 in the next study guide. 1...
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