Category Archives: 1 Samuel

Judges 17:1-4 and 1 Samuel 1:21-28 – 2 Mothers, 2 Ways, 2 Outcomes

Everyone seems to have a fondness for his or her mother.  Even hardened criminals will get mushy for their mothers.  They will stand up and protect them if others harm them.  Moms are wonderful gifts of God and their life … Continue reading

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Hannah’s Son of Service – 1 Sam 1:1-28, 3:19-4:1a, 7:3ff, 7:15, 12:1-3 12:23, 16:13

So far, this advent season we looked at the promised child of Abraham and saw how God had promised Abraham one who would continue the family line.  How his promised son would be specially chosen by God to be the … Continue reading

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Nothing less than perfect obedience – 1 Samuel 15

Let me tell you a story of a man who knew God’s will and yet struggled to implement it into his life. This man had a house in which he took in stray animals.  He knew that God had called … Continue reading

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