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Q. Who came against them ?
and of the king's house. 1 Kings xiv, 26.
1 KINGS XVII-XXII; 2 KINGS I, II.
Question. What prophet of the Lord lived in the days of
Ahab? Answer. Elijah. 1 Kings xvii, 1. Q. What message did the Lord send by him to Ahab? A. That there should not be dew nor rain upon
the earth those years, but according to his
word. Q. Whither did the Lord direct him to go? Ă. To the brook Cherith, by the river Jordan.
1 Kings xvii, 3. Q. How was he nourished there? A. The ravens brought him bread and flesh to
eat, and he drank of the brook. 1 Kings
xvii, 6. Q. When the brook dried up, where did the Lord direct
him to go?
Q. When he came to the gate of the city, how did he find
the woman engaged !
drink. Q. As she was going, for what else did he ask? Ă. A morsel of bread. 1 Kings xvii, 11. Q. What did she say? Ă. As the Lord liveth, I have not a cake.
1 Kings xvii, 12. Q. What did she say she had ? A. A handful of meal in a barrel, and a little
oil in a cruse. Q. What was she then doing? A. Gathering a few sticks to dress it for herself
and son, that they might eat of it and die.
1 Kings xvii, 12. Q. What did Elijah say to her? A. Fear not; do as thou hast said ; but make
me first a cake. 1 Kings xvii, 13. Q. What promise did he make her? A. Thus saith the Lord, The barrel of meal
shall not waste; neither shall the cruse of
oil fail. 1 Kings xvii, 14. Q. Did she obey? X. She did. 1 Kings xvii, 15. Q. What was the result? Ă. She, and he, and her house did eat many
Q. What great affliction befell this widow after this? A. Her son fell sick and died. 1 Kings xvii, 17. Q. What did Elijah do with the child ? 4. He carried him into his chamber, and laid him
upon his bed. 1 Kings xvii, 19.
Q. For what did he pray?
him. 1 Kings xvii, 21. Q. Was the prayer answered ? Ă. The Lord heard the voice of Elijah, and the
child revived. 1 Kings xvii, 22. Q. What did the Lord tell Elijah to do after this? A. To show himself to Ahab, for he would send
rain upon the earth. 1 Kings xviii, 1. Q. What was the consequence of the lack of rain in Sa
maria ? A. There was a sore famine there. 1 Kings
xviii, 2. Q. What did Ahab say when he met Elijah ? Ă. Art thou he that troubleth Israel ? 1 Kings
xviii, 17. Q. How did Elijah answer him? A. I have not troubled Israel, but thou and thy
father's house. 1 Kings xviii, 18. Q. How had he done this? A. By forsaking the Lord, and following Baa
lim. Q. What did Elijah desire him to do? A. To call together all Israel, and the four hun
dred and fifty prophets of Baal that eat at
Jezebel's table. 1 Kings xviii, 19. Q What did Elijah say to them when they came together? A, How long halt ye between two opinions ? if
the Lord be God, follow him ; .but if Baal,
then follow him. 1 Kings xvii, 21. Q. What did Elijah propose ? A. That an altar should be built, and a bullock
be laid upon it, and that the God which
answered by fire, should be worshiped as the
true God. i Kings xvii, 24. Q. What did the priests of Baal do? A. They prayed to Baal all day, and cut them
selves with knives; but there was neither
voice nor answer. 1 Kings xviii, 26, 29. Q. When did Elijah pray? A. At the hour of evening sacrifice. Q. What did he pour upon the sacrifice ? A. A great quantity of water. 1 Kings xvii,,
33-35. Q. Why did he do this ? Ă. That they might know that there was no
deception. Q. How did the Lord answer his prayer? A. The fire of the Lord fell and consumed the
sacrifice, the wood, the stones, and the dust, and licked
up all the water. 1 Kings xviii, 38. Q. How were the people affected ? A. They fell on their faces, and said, The Lord,
he is the God. 1 Kings xviii, 39. Q. What did Elijah command them to do to the false pro
phets ? A. To slay them all. 1 Kings xviii, 40. Q. Whom did the Lord command Elijah to appoint as his
successor in the office of prophet after his removal ? A. Elisha. 1 Kings xix, 16. Q. How was Elisha engaged when Elijah called him? A. Plowing. 1 Kings xix, 19. Q. How did Elijah call Elisha to follow him ? A. He cast his mantle on him. Q. What did Elisha do? A. He arose, and went after Elijah. 1 Kings
Q. After this, whose vineyard did Ahab covet?
fathers. 1 Kings xxi, 3.
? A. Jezebel, the wicked wife of Ahab. 1 Kings
xxi, 7. Q. How did she secure this? A. By falsely accusing Naboth of blasphemy,
and having him stoned to death. 1 Kings
xxi, 8–14. Q. What word did the Lord send to Ahab by Elijah ? A. In the place where dogs licked the blood of
Naboth, shall dogs lick thy blood. 1 Kings
xxi, 19. Q. What became of Ahab? A. He was slain in battle by the Syrians.
1 Kings xxii, 34.
? Ă. The dogs licked up his blood, as had been
foretold by Elijah. Q. Who was now king of Judah ? X. Jehoshaphat, the son of Asa. 1 Kings
Twenty-five years. 1 Kings xxii, 42.
He was a good king. 1 Kings xxii, 43.