The Man Who Did Not Die

The Man Who Did Not Die
The Story of Elijah

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The Man Who Did Not Die by J. H. Willard

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1906

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The Story of Elijah

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n flames and consumed them, even licking up the water in the trench with its heated breath. At this sight the people prostrated themselves as they cried out, "The Lord, he is the God, the Lord, he is the God."

[Image: ELIJAH'S SACRIFICE ON MOUNT CARMEL.]

The priests of Baal, who were largely responsible for the idolatry of the nation, stood trembling and confounded. Quickly Elijah ordered them to be destroyed, and this was done. Next he turned to Ahab, and told him to eat and drink in haste, for the long deferred rain was at hand, although no sign of its approach was in sight.

Attended only by his servant, Elijah then went to the top of Mount Carmel, and crouched upon the ground in the position of meditation commonly assumed in Eastern countries. He sent his servant to a spot which commanded a view of the Mediterranean Sea, bade him look around, and bring him word of what he saw.

Six times the servant returned with the word that he saw nothing. The seventh time his report

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