Elijah the Prophet is Fed by Ravens

To Remember: God will take care of his people

prophet: someone who speaks for God (chosen by God)
drought: when it does not rain for a long time

Elijah: God' Powerful Prophet
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Lesson Outline 

How do we normally get our food? Our parents usually go to the store and by the food. Then they prepare it for us. Elijah got his food a different way. God sent ravens to bring him food.

Make a paper raven

Memory Work: 1 Kings 17:6 "And the ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening; and he drank of the brook."

"He's got the whole world in His hands"


Review Questions for gameboard

linguistic questions

  1. What is a prophet? a messenger for God
  2. What is a brook? a stream
  3. Spell Elijah.

activity questions

  1. Act out Elijah getting his first meal from a bird.
  2. Quickly sketch a brook.
  3. Locate the Jordan River on a map.

 emotion questions

  1. How do you think Elijah felt knowing he had no food? a little helpless, worried
  2. How do you think Elijah felt when God sent him food? amazed, thankful
  3. How did the many people who weren't getting food during the drought feel? scared, hungry, worried

 application questions

  1. Who will supply all our needs? God
  2. If we are doing God's will, what will He do for us? Provide all the resources we need to live and to accomplish His will.
  3. Is God limited in how He can provide for us? no

fact questions

  1. Who else did God send food to every day in past lessons? The Israelites received manna each day from the Lord while in the wilderness.
  2. What is a drought? a time without rain, long enough that food does not grow
  3. What kind of bird brought Elijah food? raven

review questions

  1. Why was there no food in Israel? Elijah caused a drought to show Ahab his sin
  2. Why did God provide food for Elijah? because he was doing god's will
  3. Whose sin provoked the drought? Ahab