The Agony of Defeat (1 Kings 19)

The eighteenth chapter of 1 Kings concludes with an enormous victory to the glory of God. God has revealed himself as the true and living God. The people of Israel are confessing, “The Lord, he is God!” The 450 prophets of Baal have been seized and slaughtered, according to the command of the Lord. Now the drought is over. A great rain has poured down on the land of Israel. But the restoration of the nation is very short lived and the joy of victory ends quickly.

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