The first of our day vs the dregs of our day

What is it that you do first thing in the day? Do you prioritise your day around some earthly task, or do you prioritise your day around your relationship with God? 1 Samuel 1:19-20 19 Early the next morning they arose and worshiped before the Lord and then went back to their home at Ramah. Elkanah made love to[…]

Rely on God

Hannah shows her humble reliance on God. 1 Samuel 1:9-18 9 Once when they had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh, Hannah stood up. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his chair by the doorpost of the Lord’s house. 10 In her deep anguish Hannah prayed to the Lord, weeping bitterly. 11 And she made a vow, saying, “Lord Almighty, if you will only[…]

These are the Days of the Israelites Lives

Welcome to 1 Samuel. 1 Samuel 1:1-8 There was a certain man from Ramathaim, a Zuphite from the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. 2 He had two wives; one was called Hannah and the other Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah had none.[…]