“but make me thereof a little cake first”

The widow at Zarephath
The widow of Zarephath

This is an extraordinary story of faith and dedication, selflessness, and a deep trust in the LORD and His servants. In the seventeenth chapter of 1 Kings, the story is told of the widow who lived in Zarephath.  The LORD asked Elijah to go to Zarephath saying that He had commanded a widow in that city who’ll sustain him. The widow of Zarephath was visited by the Prophet Elijah in her time of great need and near hopelessness. The Prophet knew that her living conditions were hard but he also knew that the GOD that had sent him was a God of truth and miracles.  Continue reading ““but make me thereof a little cake first””

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