No background for the person of Elijah is given. His name in .... Russian icon of
the Prophet Elijah, 18th century (Iconostasis of Kizhi monastery, Karelia, Russia).
Jun 4, 2004 ... Introduction The story of Elijah and the nation of Israel is heroic ... for us in 1
Kings 18, the challenge and contest with the prophets of Baal before the ... time in
David's history when the foundations of the nation were crumbling.
One day the prophet Elijah and king Ahab met. Elijah warned the king of the
divine punishment that would be visited upon his land if he did not abolish idol ...
His first appearance is about half way through the reign of king Ahab, son of Omri (who founded the northern kingdom in Samaria ), which would put him at about 864 BCE.
s activities were confined to the northern kingdom of Israel. He allowed her to promote her r... More »
Biography.com presents the story of Elijah, prophet of the Bible, who established
monotheism for the Israelites in the Ninth Century BC.
Elijah was one of the great prophets of Old Testament history. Like all of us, he
was a man of mixed qualities. Overall, he contributed significantly to the unfolding
The Doctrine of Elijah. Background: Elijah was a prophet to the Northern
Kingdom around 850 BC, during the reigns of Ahab and Jezebel, Ahaziah, and ...
The prophet Elijah urged the people of ancient Israel to turn from sin and to return
to the true God. His message is ... History is being repeated. The world today ...
Elijah was one of the most influential prophets even though his words fell on the
deaf ears of the wayward northern kingdom and its wicked king Ahab.