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  1. Welcome! Bibles and copies of sermons are available Please silence your cell phones Sunday Bible Classes 9:30 AM Worship 10:30 AM 5:30 PM Wednesday Bible Classes 7:00 PM www.SunsetchurchofChrist.net

  2. Now all these things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages have come. 1 Corinthians 10:11

  3. I Kings 16 Ahab – the high water mark of sin Jezebel – Phoenician daughter of the priest-king Ithbaal of Sidon But there was no one like Ahab who sold himself to do wickedness in the sight of the LORD, because Jezebel his wife stirred him up 1 Kings 21:25

  4. True Worship: David, Josiah, Hezekiah

  5. True Worship: David, Josiah, Hezekiah False Worship: Jeroboam, et al

  6. True Worship: David, Josiah, Hezekiah False Worship: Jeroboam, et al Demonic Worship Ahab, Manassah

  7. True Worship: David, Josiah, Hezekiah False Worship: Jeroboam, et al Natural progression Demonic Worship Ahab, Manassah

  8. They sacrificed to demons, not to God, To gods they did not know, To new gods, new arrivals That your fathers did not fear. Deuteronomy 32:17 Rather, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to have fellowship with demons. 1 Corinthians 10:20

  9. Elijah the Tishbite Importance of Elijah: A fore-shadow of John the Baptist A personification of the Prophet Office Met Jesus on the Mt. of Transfiguration

  10. Prophetic Purpose Directing the people of Israel Directing the kings of Israel Staring with Samuel and Saul Ending with Jeremiah and Zedekiah Continued with Zerubbabel and Zechariah Looking ahead to the Messiah

  11. Elijah the Tishbite Elijah’s challenge to Ahab: No rain for three years (Sidonian widow) Battle of gods and God at Mt. Carmel

  12. Elijah the Tishbite Discouragement Fled to Sinai 40 day fast Solution: create an ongoing effort Anointing of three men

  13. Elijah the Tishbite Naboth’s vineyard Ahab’s curse Ahab’s response

  14. Lessons from Ahab & Elijah Being led to sin is still sin – I Kings 21:25 God does not count numbers – 19:18 ANYONE can repent –21:28