Posts tagged ‘1 kings 16’

King Ahab and Jezebel, Part 3

Imagine being Elijah. Jezebel’s domineering demeanor and King Ahab’s cowardice toward Jezebel (whom he began to treat and run to as if she were his mother), and hatred toward God, brought about Baal worship in Israel big time. Jehovah’s prophets were scared for their lives, with some compromising their faith in God by kowtowing to Ahab in order to retain their positions. Others withdrew and hid in caves to be out of harm’s way.

Continue Reading July 29, 2016 at 8:30 AM 1 comment

King Ahab and Jezebel, Part 2

Such was King Ahab, who possibly without realizing it (but being just as culpable), ended up sided with Satan, and because of the overbearing personality of Jezebel and the fact that Ahab had little to no fight in him, Ahab continually opposed God’s purposes. Because of this and as is usually the case, Jezebel didn’t stop at simply ensuring that the worship of Baal was established throughout Israel. Eventually, she wanted to completely stamp out the worship of Jehovah.

Continue Reading July 28, 2016 at 11:23 AM 1 comment

King Ahab and Jezebel, Part 1

Israel of old got too often carried away with idolatrous rebellion, seeking anything but God. Too many of Israel’s kings simply provide witness to us of how not to be, how not to live, and how not to rule. As mentioned, most of them were terrible kings, evil to the core. Yet, it is to be understood that the overwhelming majority of Israelites simply didn’t care. They had their human king, their guy whose duty it was to protect them in the time of war. The rest of the time? The people wanted to be left alone to go through the motions of worship and to appear outwardly as though they were obeying Jehovah God.

Continue Reading July 27, 2016 at 2:26 PM 1 comment


Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 13,033 other followers

Our Books on Amazon

Study-Grow-Know Archives

Blog Stats

  • 956,326 hits