Last week we saw how Samuel and Eli were going in two different directions. Samuel the child, was growing in favor with God and people, getting ready to do great things for God, while Eli the old man, and his house, were told they would lose their place as the chief priestly family in Israel, along with other judgments.This contrast continues in our story today – the judgment on Eli and his house is reinforced and we see Samuel begin his ministry which offers new hope to Israel. 1,894 more words
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We’ve been waiting and waiting. Waiting and waiting and waiting.
Since 2009 to be precise, when word first spread about that band that sounded like… 561 more words