1 Samuel, Devotional, Everyone Has a Story, Old Testament, Series

Hannah – Part 2: Surrendering the Blessing Received (1 Samuel 1:19 – 2:2 Devotional)

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 his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered her. 20 So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel,  saying, “Because… Continue reading Hannah – Part 2: Surrendering the Blessing Received (1 Samuel 1:19 – 2:2 Devotional)

1 Samuel, Devotional, Everyone Has a Story, Old Testament, Series

Hannah – Part 1: Pouring Out My Heart to God (1 Samuel 1:10-18 Devotional)

10 She was deeply distressed and prayed to the Lord and wept bitterly. 11 And she vowed a vow and said, “O Lord of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your servant and remember me and not forget your servant, but will give to your servant a son, then I will… Continue reading Hannah – Part 1: Pouring Out My Heart to God (1 Samuel 1:10-18 Devotional)

1 Samuel, Devotional, Old Testament

Know your giant, but don’t listen to it (1 Samuel 17:8-11 Devotional)

8 He stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel, “Why have you come out to draw up for battle? Am I not a Philistine, and are you not servants of Saul? Choose a man for yourselves, and let him come down to me. 9 If he is able to fight with me and kill… Continue reading Know your giant, but don’t listen to it (1 Samuel 17:8-11 Devotional)

1 Samuel, Devotional, Old Testament

Know your giant, but don’t meditate on it (1 Samuel 17:1-7 Devotional)

17 Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle. And they were gathered at Socoh, which belongs to Judah, and encamped between Socoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammim. 2 And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered, and encamped in the Valley of Elah, and drew up in line of battle against the Philistines. 3… Continue reading Know your giant, but don’t meditate on it (1 Samuel 17:1-7 Devotional)