Daily Devotion-The Elijah Factor or How 1 Man Made a Difference-Revival Takes Patience

Another powerful message from the prophet Elijah. Thank you, Wally for the time that you have put into this study, and then sharing it with ug.

Truth in Palmyra

1 Kings 17:17,18

And it came to pass after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him. And she said unto Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? art thou come unto me to call my sin to remembrance, and to slay my son?

As we said in yesterday’s devotional, this seems an odd turn of events in the life of Elijah and this widow woman. For some time, perhaps substantial time, they have been contentedly living on the bounty of flour and oil provided daily by The Lord. Now, tragically her son had gotten sick and died. There was no breath left in him.

Why would God allow this to happen? Why, if He did, would He actually cause this to happen?…

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