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  • Hi everyone, its Aunt Frenita

  • Today's story is called "Food for One More"

  • It says, The God of all grace will Himself restore you and make you strong.

  • Today's message is 'Even though bad things happen to me, I know God loves me'

  • Karoff was hungry. His family was hungry too

  • They had not had any food for three days

  • Their father had gone to try to find something

  • But he came back with nothing

  • "I'm sorry," he said

  • "There is not rice left in our village!

  • It has not rained for many months

  • Without rain, things will not grow.

  • We may not have any food for a long, long time

  • Just when they thought they would die, God sent help

  • A truck with a sign that said ADRA

  • came to their village

  • "Rice! Rice!" the driver called

  • "Each family may have one bag of rice!"

  • Soon, each family in the village had enough rice to last for several days

  • More trucks came during the long months until the rain came

  • A long time ago, God took care of Elijah in a special way too

  • It hadn't rained in Israel in months!

  • The fields were brown and dead

  • Bare trees stood like skeletons against the hot sky

  • The rivers and streams had dried up

  • And finally,

  • even the Brook Cherith where Elijah had been hiding from King Ahab had went dry

  • But God was still caring for Elijah

  • "Go to Zarephath," God said

  • "I have told a widow there to take care of you"

  • So Elijah left Israel

  • and traveled more than a hundred miles

  • away to another country

  • There at the gate to Zarephath

  • a widow was gathering sticks

  • "Would you please bring me a little water and a jar?"

  • Elijah asked her

  • "And would you please bring me some bread too?"

  • The woman had turned to go get the water

  • But she stopped when Elijah asked for bread

  • "I don't have any bread," she said

  • "All I have are a handful of flour and a little oil

  • I'm gathering firewood so I can bake some bread for my son and myself.

  • And after we eat that, we will die"

  • "Don't be afraid," said Elijah

  • "Go home and make me a small piece of bread

  • Then make something for yourself and your son

  • For God says the oil and the flour will not be used up

  • Until he sends rain on the land"

  • This woman was not an Israelite

  • But she believed in God and placed her faith in Him

  • She decided to trust God to take care of her needs

  • It happened just as Elijah said it would

  • He went home with her and she made some bread for him

  • After that day,

  • Whenever she went to bake bread

  • There was just enough flour and oil

  • The flour and oil never ran out

  • The miracle God worked to save Elijah

  • also saved the lives of this woman and her son

  • Sometime later, this woman's son became sick and died

  • Her first thought was that God was punishing her

  • "What do you have against me?" She cried out in her sorrow

  • "Did you come to remind me of my sin and kill my son?"

  • Of course, God had not caused the boy to die

  • God's grace brings the gift of life

  • God's grace had kept all three of them from dying during the famine

  • Elijah had been staying in an upstairs room at the widow's house

  • He took the boy to that room and cried to God

  • "Oh Lord, My God!

  • Let this boy's life return to him."

  • God quickly answered Elijah's prayer

  • At once, the boy came back to life

  • God cares about the problems in your life too

  • Even though bad things sometimes happen

  • God still loves you

  • He wants you to trust Him

  • He will take care of your needs

  • just as he cared for Elijah

  • and the widow of Zarephath

  • Closed Captioning by Natasha Ten

Hi everyone, its Aunt Frenita

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Primary Year B Quarter 2 Episode 10 "Food for One More"

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