Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 6, 2012
I Kings 17 is a litany of the events that shaped and prepared Elijah for his greatest challenge (facing the prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel). How did God use these circumstances to train Elijah... and how does God use events in our lives to train us?
OPEN: A junior high music teacher had just organized a band in her school. The principal was so proud of the music teacher's efforts that without consulting her, he decided that the band should give a concert for the entire school.
The music teacher wasn't so sure her young musicians were