July 3, 2022
Subject: Humble Is the Way
Found: 1 Kings 21:21–29
Golden Text Verse:
1 Kings 21:21–29
21 Behold, I will bring evil upon thee, and will take away thy posterity, and will cut off from
Ahab him that pisseth against the wall, and him that is shut up and left in Israel,
22 And will make thine house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and like the house of Baasha the son of Ahijah, for the provocation wherewith thou hast provoked me to anger, and made Israel to sin.
23 And of Jezebel also spake the LORD, saying, The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel.
24 Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls of the air eat.
25 But there was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.
26 And he did very abominably in following idols, according to all things as did the Amorites, whom the LORD cast out before the children of Israel.
27 And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put
sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.
28 And the word of the LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,
29 Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? because he humbleth himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days: but in his son’s days will I bring the evil upon his house.
Micah 7:18, 2 Peter 3:9, James 4:10, Luke 23:41-42
( see Sunday School book for more information).
1. What is the significance of fasting and praying?
2. What did Jezebel do to make the vineyard available?
3. What does it mean to cut off “him that pisseth against the wall?”
4. What can you obtain by humbling yourself?
Why is it so difficult to be humble? Does one’s ego impact their ability to be