17/4/2016 LESSON 7:
AHAB: A KING WHO WAS LED ASTRAY
Quarter’s Theme: PORTRAITS OF JEWISH KINGS
Unit 3 – Portraits Of The Kings Of Divided Kingdom (Lessons 5-12)
Suggested Hymns: G.H.B. 154, 165
Devotional Reading: 2 COR. 6:14-18
Topic For Adults
WHO YOUR FRIEND SHOULD BE
Topic For Youths
CHOOSE YOUR FRIEND
Topic For Intermediates
YOUR PRESENT DETERMINES YOUR FUTURE
1 KGS. 14:9-10; 16:28-33; 21:17-25; 22:20-23, 34-40
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Now Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the Lord, more than all who were before him (1 Kgs. 16:30) NKJV
DAILY DEVOTIONAL READING
1 Kgs. 21:1-16
A great harm one could ever do to oneself is to go for all that one’s eyes see, which leads to covetousness before God. Ahab was not contented with what he had. When Naboth refused to sell his vineyard to him, he had a fit of rage. Rage turned to hatred and led to murder. Jezebel devised a scheme that appeared legal to get the land for her husband. As Christians, we should be contented and allow the word of God to guide the purpose for taking any step. This act shows the cruel interplay between Ahab and Jezebel, two of the most wicked leaders in Israel’s history.
Point of Emphasis: Allow the word of God to check and balance the purpose for what you are doing.
Prayer Points: O Lord, may I never be misled by wicked men and women of this world.