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1st Kings 18: Eliyahu of YHWH challenges Ahab and Yezebel of Ba’al and Asherah

Daniel AgeeThe clash on Mt. Carmel between Eliyahu (Elijah) and the priests of Ba’al was part of bigger clash between a rebellious king of the northern kingdom, Ahab, and his foreign queen, Yezebel (Jezebel), and her false gods.

Among the prophets of the north who Eliyahu saves from the purge of YHWH’s servants was ObidaYah (Obadiah), possibly the same one who wrote a short book of the Bible.

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1st Kings 11: God’s four rules for kings; Solomon broke them all

This chapter shows us Solomon’s faults, which were his eventual downfall. David did not have Solomon’s wisdom but Solomon did not have David’s heart for God, which is why King David is considered the standard by which all the future kings of Israel and Judah are judged, not Solomon.

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