FAMILIAR STORY—FULL OF GOD’S GLORY!
1 Samuel 3: Familiar with the Lord
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Eli and Samuel This is such a frequently heard story that we might be tempted to read it quickly and assume that we know what it means. It may be valuable to spend more time with these words to let their full weight and measure sink into us and speak. God calls us just as surely as he called the innocent boy Samuel. God has work in mind for us, just as surely as he did for the earnest young man Samuel. God loves us fully and always, just as he does the constant prophet Samuel.
Samuel is dedicated to the Lord by his mother Hannah – and we can read this story in the opening chapters. So that we are not tempted to believe that Samuel has some sort of advantage over us by his living in…
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