Year 1 - Month 9 Content

Month 9 Stories

Elijah at the Brook

1 Kings 16:29 - 17:7

  • What king “did evil in the sight of the Lord, more than all who were before him”? (King Ahab)

  • Who was King Ahab’s wife? (Jezebel)

  • Which false god did King Ahab and Jezebel worship? (Baal)

  • What prophecy did Elijah deliver to King Ahab? (God was bringing drought on the land.)

  • During the drought, where did Elijah stay? (By the brook Cherith)

  • Where did Elijah get food when he was staying by the brook Cherith? (Ravens brought him food in the morning and in the evening.)

The Widow’s Oil

1 Kings 17:8-24

  • With whom did Elijah stay after the brook he was living near dried up? (A widow and her son)

  • What was the widow with whom Elijah stayed planning to do when he first came to her? (She and her son were going to eat the last of their food and die.)

  • What two things miraculously never ran out in the widow’s house where Elijah stayed? (Oil and flour)

  • What happened to the son of the widow with whom Elijah was staying? (He became ill and died.)

  • What did Elijah do when the widow’s son died? (He prayed to God for the boy’s life to return to him, and it did.)

Elijah and the Prophets of Baal

1 Kings 18:1 - 40

  • In which of the two kingdoms did Elijah prophesy? (Israel, the Northern Kingdom.)

  • Which prophet was working for evil King Ahab while secretly helping to hide other prophets of God? (Obadiah)

  • When Elijah presented himself to King Ahab, he called Elijah the ____________ of Israel. (Troubler)

  • At what place did Elijah ask Ahab to meet him? (Mount Carmel)

  • Whom did Elijah tell Ahab to bring with him to the meeting at Mount Carmel? (450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of Asherah.)

  • What did the prophets of Baal do as they cried out for Baal to send fire upon their sacrifice? (Cried aloud and cut themselves)

  • How many stones did Elijah use for his altar on Mount Carmel and why? (12 stones, one for each tribe of Israel)

  • How many times was Elijah’s sacrifice drenched in water? (Three times)

  • What was done with the prophets of Baal? (They were killed.)

Elisha & Naaman

2 Kings 5

  • In which of the two kingdoms did Elisha prophesy? (Israel, the Northern Kingdom)

  • What nation was Naaman from? (Syria)

  • What was wrong with Naaman? (Leprosy)

  • Who told Naaman about a prophet who could cure him? (Naaman’s wife’s servant girl)

  • To whom did Naaman go asking to be healed? (To the King of Israel)

  • What did the king of Israel do when Naaman gave him the letter from the king of Syria asking for Naaman to be healed? (He tore his clothes because he was scared.)

  • What did Elisha tell Naaman to do to be healed? (Wash in the Jordan River seven times.)

  • How did Naaman react when Elisha told him to wash in the Jordan? (He was angry.)

  • Who convinced Naaman to do what Elisha said? (Naaman’s servants)

  • When Naaman washed in the Jordan, his skin became like that of a little __________. (Child)

Month 9 Memory Work

Sword Point

Luke 12:24

Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds!

Spiritual Truth

Tell me about God’s provisions: 

All good things that we have come from God, even the simplest things like our food, clothing, and our homes.

Timeline​
  • Elijah at the Brook

  • The Widow’s Oil

  • Elijah & the Prophets of Baal

  • Elisha & Naaman

Map It 
  • Israel (Northern Kingdom)

  • Judah (Southern Kingdom)

Old Testament Books  

Major Prophets:

  • Isaiah

  • Jeremiah

  • Lamentations

  • Ezekiel

  • Daniel