Week 8 Elijah

Jul 30, 2023    Erik Miller

Main Point: Loving God provides clarity of purpose and courage to follow where He leads.


1. What impacted you from the message this weekend? What challenged you or encouraged

you? What did you learn about God’s character through the study of Elijah?

2. Read 1 Kings 17. Who was King Ahab? (See 1 Kings 16:29-33.) What does the author reveal

about Elijah in this chapter? What is revealed about God and His character?

3. How did Elijah interact with the widow and her son? How did God take care of His prophet and

His people?

4. Read 1 Kings 18. Describe the confrontations in this chapter. Look at verse 21. What was the

issue that Elijah raised to the people of Israel? Is this an issue that still exists for followers of


5. How did the conflict between Elijah and the prophets of Baal go? What did God do to show

Himself as greater than Baal? What happened to the people of Israel and the prophets of


6. Read 1 Kings 19. What is surprising about Elijah’s behavior after his confrontation with the

prophets of Baal? What did Elijah ask God to do? What was God’s response? How did God

care for Elijah until he is rested?

7. Describe the conversation between God and Elijah in 1 Kings 19:9-18. What would it have

been like to be Elijah? How did God reassure Elijah?

8. What is one thing you can do this week to put into practice what you learned in this message?