By this time Elijah was extremely tired, and fear set in as he ran for his life. He found shelter under the shade of a Broom tree. Trying to relax he took a nap and before long he was twice awakened by an angel who offered him food for his journey.
God spoke and asked him why was he here? Elijah began to enumerate all the good he had done, and all the self pity poured out, because he felt he was the only one left serving God. The many “Why” questions came flowing out along with poor me.