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A study of the quintessential prophet, a man who never died.

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1 Kings 17:1-8 Elijah, the Prophet - Elijah's first confrontation with Ahab, and the drought which followed.
1 Kings 17:8-16 Hard Times, Small Things -  Elijah's sojourn in Jezebel's home town; the widow who fed him
1 Kings 17:17-24 On Dying and Death - Elijah raises the widow's son from the dead; our attitudes on death and dying.
1 Kings 18:1-16 God's Undercover Agent - Obadiah (who hid the prophets of the Lord) and the concept of "the remnant."
1 Kings 18:16-46 Between Two Opinions - Elijah's penultimate combat with the prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel.
1 Kings 19 Spiritual Undulation -  Elijah's flight from Jezebel ends with the still, small voice.
1 Kings 21 The Spread of Sin - Jezebel has Naboth murdered so that Ahab may take his vineyard.
2 Kings 1 A Season of Repentance - Why you don't want to be the man sent with a platoon to apprehend Elijah.
2 Kings 2:1-18 Ascension -  Elijah passes his mantle to Elisha, and then is taken up into heaven.

These lessons were originally delivered in 2001.