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The Showdown

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Sometimes the greatest public victories are followed by the most demoralizing personal collapses.  It happened to Elijah – arguably a unanimous first ballot inductee if they ever open a Hebrew Prophet Hall of Fame. In I Kings 18, this scraggly-looking “mountain man” stands all by himself against the vilest monarchs in ancient Israel.  King Ahab and his wife Jezebel have… Read more »