Chapter 9 – Elijah Flees to Mount Horeb

Elijah climbed to the top of Mount Carmel. The drought had lasted for three and a half years, and now it was time for rain. The people had repented of their sins, so God could open the windows of heaven once again. Elijah prayed. Then after his prayer he told his servant, “Go up now, and look toward the sea.” The servant did as Elijah had asked. When he came back he said, “There is nothing.”