Week Fifteen (Sermon on Chapter 15 will be on 1/31):
Chapter 15: God’s Messengers
Focus: Various Prophets
Related Bible Text: 1 Kings 17-19; 2 Kings 2; 4; 6; Hosea 4-5; 8-9; 14; Amos 1; 3-5; 9
Wednesday: 10:10 AM
Thursday: 6:45 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM
Questions to think about as you read (page 479-480 at back of book)
- What do you learn about faith from Elijah’s ups (victory over the prophets of Baal) and his downs (depression in the desert)?
- God revealed himself to Elijah in a gentle whisper. What does this tell you about God’s character and methods of communication?
- What steps can you take to hear the gentle whisper of God?
- In what ways did the prophet Elisha live a life of faith?
- Identify the ways God was faithful to Elisha.
- How has God been faithful to you?
- What specific message of social justice and spiritual faithfulness do you think the prophets Amos and Hosea would proclaim today?
Fun games to play (courtesy of D. Pleacher, First Presbyterian Church, Fort Collins CO)