While Elijah is better known for the fire that fell on Carmel, he transformed his nation and altered the course of their history due to a less known — but far more powerful and effective — aspect of his work.
Personal success happens when you ask the right questions. God responds to you when you ask the right questions.
Elijah refused to allow the glamour of his spectacular displays on Mt. Carmel blind him to the reality that the fire from heaven changed nothing in the city.