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]
KCSE 2016(Q3b.PP1): Discuss four life skills used by prophet Elijah to fight against false religion in Israel. (8 marks)
(b) Discuss four life skills used by prophet Elijah to fight against false religion In Israel. (8 marks)
THE RELEVANCE OF ELIJAH’S PROPHETIC MISSION TO CHRISTIANS TODAY
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.
Through the teachings of Moses and their personal experience, the Israelites learnt the following about the nature of God: