Solomon’s idolatry had led to the kingdom splitting in two. Just as the people were divided against one another, so were they divided against God as they continued to try to worship the one true God along with false gods around them. God raised up prophets to speak on His behalf and warn the people to worship Him alone.
Preschool Big Picture Question: What is idolatry? Idolatry is loving something else more than God.
Elementary Big Picture Question: What is idolatry? Idolatry is a sin of the heart in which we love and value loving something else more than God.
Key Passage: You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. Deuteronomy 6:5
November 13: Jeroboam Disobeyed God 1 Kings 12-13
November 20: Elijah Served as a Prophet I Kings 16-18
November 27: Elisha Served as a Prophet 2 Kings 2
December 4: Elisha Performed Miracles 2 Kings 4-6
December 11: We Are to Worship God Alone Isaiah 44