Ahab, the Israelite

Scripture Verses

1 Kings 16:29-17:1

Outline

When a nation disregards God and His Word and provokes His anger, they will pay for the consequences of their actions.

Introduction to Ahab – Verses 29-33

  • Kingdom is in good shape politically and historically
  • Rules for 22 years
  • Worst king yet!
  • Allows Jeroboam’s cult to continue
  • Marriage alliance with Jezebel
  • Father in law Ethbaal – “Baal is alive”
  • Ahab’s practice of Baal worship

Verse 34

  • Joshua 6:26

Elijah

  • “My God is Yahweh”
  • The Lord God of Israel is alive
  • Deuteronomy 11:16-17
  • Deuteronomy 28:23-24

Lessons

  • When we see evil succeeding, remember God is alive
  • When it seems evil carries the day, remember God is working
  • When it seems evil prevails, remember God is in control
  • When it seems evil triumphs, remember with God there is hope
  • When all we see is evil men, remember God has a man
  • When it seems evil is ready to conquer, remember in God we are more than overcomers
Share on facebook
Share
Share on twitter
Tweet