Paragraph 2582

2582. Elijah is the “father” of the prophets, “the generation of those who seek him, who seek the face of the God of Jacob.”30Elijah’s name, “The Lord is my God,” foretells the people’s cry in response to his prayer on Mount Carmel.31St. James refers to Elijah in order to encourage us to pray: “The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective.”32

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

331. How is the sacrament of Holy Orders celebrated?

273. How did he institute the Eucharist?

439. Why does the Decalogue constitute an organic unity?

240. What is the purpose of holy images?

293. When is it possible to give Holy Communion to other Christians?

408. What is involved in the common good?

470. What is forbidden by the fifth commandment?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the message of Abdias 1:11 about Edom’s injustice and oppression of the weak?

How does the conquest of Canaan in the book of Joshua demonstrate God’s faithfulness?

What is the meaning of being “blameless” according to the 2 Peter 3:14 passage?

What can we learn about divine justice from the Lord’s vengeance mentioned in Abdias 1:15?

Joseph’s story: How did God use Joseph’s story to fulfill his purposes?

What is God’s sovereignty and how does it relate to human freedom, as described in 2 Thessalonians 2:11-12?

What does the statement “God is just and faithful to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” in 1 John 1:9 mean?