This is the first chapter of a commentary on 1 Kings. The book of 1 Kings displays God’s faithfulness in the midst of the unfaithfulness of His people. This chapter discusses the subtleties of character portrayal, plot and dialogue in 1 Kings 1, and how these reveal God’s purposes for His people.
Can the "fire from Yahweh" in 1 Kings 18:38 be seen as lightning? The author critically engages this possibility.