1 Kings

2 Kings 10 Jehu’s Incomplete Obedience

However Jehu did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who had made Israel sin, that is, from the golden calves that were at Bethel and Dan. 2 Kings 10:29 Jehu Destroys the House of… (READ MORE)

1 Kings 19 Enough Lord, Take My Life

 Yet I have reserved seven thousand in Israel, all whose knees have not bowed to Baal, and every mouth that has not kissed him. 1 Kings 19:18 Elijah Flees to Horeb Elijah’s fear: 19:1-9.  The furious queen, Jezebel, grimly promises… (READ MORE)

1 Kings 18 Fire From Heaven

And Elijah came to all the people, and said, “How long will you falter between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him.” But the people answered him not a word. 1 Kings 18:21… (READ MORE)

1 Kings 17 Never Run Dry

“It will be that you shall drink from the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there.” …  The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening; and he drank… (READ MORE)

Baal

Baal was a pagan god of storms and fertility, worshipped throughout the ancient Middle East because of its association with powerful forces.  Its name literally means “Owner,”  “Master,” or “Husband” in Canaanite literature,  Baal is often associated with the fertility… (READ MORE)

1 Kings 16 Evil Kings of Israel

Now Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the Lord, more than all who were before him. … he set up an altar for Baal in the temple of Baal, which he had built in Samaria. 33 And… (READ MORE)