Religion & Spirituality:Christianity
The word "legend" is overused these days but Elijah really was a key figure in God's story, inspiring hope even in Jesus' time. Chris tells the story of Elijah's confrontation with one of Israel's worst kings and encourages us to find out where we fit in to God's story today.
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At the time of sacrifice, the prophet Elijah stepped forward and prayed: 'Lord, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, let it be known today that you are God in Israel and that I am your servant and have done all these things at your command. Answer me, Lord, answer me, so these people will know that you, Lord, are God, and that you are turning their hearts back again.' Then the fire of the Lord fell and burned up the sacrifice, the wood, the stones and the soil, and also licked up the water in the trench.
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