Forms of corruption in the society
The following are the forms of corruption found in the society today:
Any form of corruption is wrong as it is an unfair dealing and causes suffering to individuals who fall victim.
1 Kings 21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Prophet Elijah fought moral corruption by condemning King Ahab’s behaviour involving Naboth’s vineyard.
(ii) Cursing the king/ treason.
Lessons learnt about the nature of God from the contest at Mt. Carmel
ELIJAH’S FIGHT AGAINST FALSE RELIGION AND CORRUPTION
60 years after Jeroboam was made ruler of the kingdom of Israel, a prophet named Elijah appeared in the Northern Kingdom of Israel. He prophesied during the time of King Ahab, son of Omri (869 – 850 BC).
Prophet Elijah’s mission
FIGHT AGAINST FALSE RELIGION [1 KINGS 18:17-46]
Factors which lead people away from the worship of God today
Elijah means “Yahweh is my God”
Factors that led to spread of idolatry in Israel
The Israelites were not supposed to:
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE TEMPLE IN ISRAEL
The Temple of Jerusalem played important roles in religious, social and economic lives of the Israelites as follows.
The death of Solomon and the Division of the Kingdom
Lessons Christians learn from King Solomon’s reign