The Wicked

The Wicked

1 Kings 21:1-6

I. The Proposition of Ahab (1 Kings 21:1-4)

A. Reasonable Offer (2)
B. Rejected Offer (3)

Num. 36:7 So shall not the inheritance of the children of Israel remove from tribe to tribe: for every one of the children of Israel shall keep himself to the inheritance of the tribe of his fathers.

C. Response of Ahab (4, 6)

Col. 3:2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.

II. The Plot of Jezebel (1 Kings 21:5-16)

A. The Contempt (6-7)

Prov. 29:27 ¶ An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

B. The Craftiness (8-10)
C. The Compliance (11)
D. The Cruelty (12-16)

III. The Proclamation of Elijah (1 Kings 21:17-19)

A. The Details

Num. 32:23 But if ye will not do so, behold, ye have sinned against the LORD: and be sure your sin will find you out.

B. The Effect (27)
C. The Witnesses

2Kings 9:25 Then said Jehu to Bidkar his captain, Take up, and cast him in the portion of the field of Naboth the Jezreelite: for remember how that, when I and thou rode together after Ahab his father, the LORD laid this burden upon him; 26 Surely I have seen yesterday the blood of Naboth, and the blood of his sons, saith the LORD; and I will requite thee in this plat, saith the LORD. Now therefore take and cast him into the plat of ground, according to the word of the LORD.