What Sets You Apart?

Scripture: 1 Samuel 10-11 HIGHLIGHT 24 And Samuel said to all the people, “Do you see him whom the Lord has chosen? There is none like him among all the people.” And all the people shouted, “Long live the king!” EXPLAIN The story of how Saul was chosen to be […]

Our Source of Counsel

Scripture: 1 Samuel 8-9 HIGHLIGHT 6 But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us.” And Samuel prayed to the Lord. 7 And the Lord said to Samuel, “Obey the voice of the people in all that they say to you, for they have […]

Honoring God

Scripture: 1 Samuel 5-7 HIGHLIGHT 20 Then the men of Beth-shemesh said, “Who is able to stand before the Lord, this holy God? And to whom shall he go up away from us?” EXPLAIN The Israelites and sons of Eli profaned God’s name by using the Ark of the Covenant […]

One to Whom God Speaks

Scripture: 1 Samuel 2-4 HIGHLIGHT 10 And the Lord came and stood, calling as at other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant hears.” EXPLAIN Samuel had been brought to Eli to serve God. The writer details the wickedness of Eli’s sons, Eli’s rebuke of his sons, and […]

A Lasting Commitment

Scripture: 1 Samuel HIGHLIGHT 28 Therefore I have lent him to the Lord. As long as he lives, he is lent to the Lord.” And he worshiped the Lord there. EXPLAIN Hannah had been unable to bear children, but one year at the Tabernacle she poured her heart out to […]