God Answers Hannah’s Prayer

Sunday, September 8    CHRISTIAN EDUCATION SUNDAY God Answers Hannah’s Prayer  1 Samuel 1:9-20 NRSV Then Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife, and say, “May the Lord repay you with children by this woman for the gift that she made to the Lord”; and then they would...

Samuel Is Dedicated to the Lord

Friday, September 6  Samuel Is Dedicated to the Lord 1 Samuel 1:24-28 NRSV When she had weaned him, she took him up with her, along with a three-year-old bull, an ephah of flour, and a skin of wine. She brought him to the house of the Lord at Shiloh; and the child was...

Hannah Is Childless and Suffering

Wednesday, September 4 Hannah Is Childless and Suffering 1 Samuel 1:1-8 NRSV So it went on year by year; as often as she went up to the house of the Lord, she used to provoke her. Therefore Hannah wept and would not eat. (1 Samuel 1:7) Answers to prayer can sometimes...

“O Lord Our God, You Answered”

Tuesday, September 3 “O Lord Our God, You Answered” Psalm 99 NRSV O Lord our God, you answered them; you were a forgiving God to them, but an avenger of their wrongdoings. (Psalm 99:8) We can depend on God to answer our prayers. Your action: Reflect on a time when...