Elijah Part 1

Mar 16th, 2009 | By | Category: MP3 Sermons (Click on Sermon name), Prophetic

Elijah Part 1

This study covers the life of Elijah from the first record of his ministry to Mount Horeb (Sinai). The prophet is unique in that his life’s experiences hold symbolic meaning from beginning to end and in a chronological fashion. Just as Daniel the 11th chapter, with a   language brings us from Darius Hystaspes right up to the Time of the End. Elijah’s life pictures most of the Gospel age right to the completion of the Bride of Christ. The narrative starts with the 3 1/2 years of drought (539 AD). We see the 3 1/2 or 1260 days appears elsewhere in Scripture which helps to identify this time Chronology (Jesus’ ministry is 1260 days, there is 42 months, and the woman in Rev. 12 flees into the wilderness 1260 days). It is Revelation that helps determine the date with the ascendancy of the Manchild (Papacy), and the woman’s flight into the wilderness. This is the same as the drought sustained by Elijah. The date is 539.

Elijah being fed by ravens

Elijah being fed by ravens

The contest with the prophets of Baal brings us to the Reformation in Luther’s day. the promise of rain with the little cloud is the French Revolution (1799). Elijah’s flight to Sinai (Horeb) brings us to 1914-where he expected to see God. (Many of God’s people expected their change to take place at that time, but Elijah’s life continues…..


Given by Br. Frank April 22, 2003
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