Discovery Bible Lesson: Elijah Part 3: Promises and Prayer

Jr. Church Discovery Bible Lesson
Elijah – Part 3: Promises and Prayer
Scripture: 1 Kings 18: 41-46, James 5:17
Theme: God wants me to pray and trust His promises

*Note there is a Youtube playlist they are songs that fit the theme of the message if you want to use it in some way.


Thanks:  Everyone share something they are thankful for.

Prayer: Have everyone share a prayer request.  Take some time and pray for these things.

Memorize (Use one of the methods in this article to make memorizing more fun.)

“Elijah was a human being, even as we are. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years.” James 5:17

Discussion Questions

  • Is there a promise in the Bible that is special to you?
  • Recap: What has happened in the story of Elijah so far?
  • Read: 1 Kings 18:41-46 and James 5:17
  • What do we learn about prayer from this scripture?
  • Why do you think James tells us that Elijah was “a human being”?
  • Why is prayer important?
  • What is something that you can do to assist your times of prayer?


Colour the attached colouring page or the maze

Prayer:  Close in prayer

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