So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,
And said to his servant, Go up now, look toward the sea. And he went up, and looked, and said, There is nothing. And he said, Go again seven times.
And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea, like a man’s hand. And he said, Go up, say unto Ahab, Prepare thy chariot, and get thee down that the rain stop thee not (1 Kings 18:42-44, KJV).
Have you ever really stopped to consider this story?
Let’s get a summary of the entire story. Now there was no rain for 3 1/2 years. At the end of this time God sent Elijah with the message to Ahab, that the drought had come to an end and there would be rain…