It is in this context that Elijah is introduced in 1 Kings 17:1 as Elijah "The Tishbite".
... The people of Israel, 450 prophets of Baal, and 400 prophets of Asherah are ...
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.
Aug 24, 2004 ... The appearance of Elijah signals a new era in the history of Israel. Where
prophets were few and far between before his time, there are now ...
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 »
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 ...
Biography.com presents the story of Elijah, prophet of the Bible, who ... History &
Culture ... Elijah is considered a prophet in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
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 ...
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
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.