Samuel is growing before the Lord while Eli and his sons are growing in different ways. There are practices going within the priests that God is displeased with. And a prophet is sent to Eli to bring word of God’s rejection of his house. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
God remembers Hannah and she bears a son and names him Samuel. There are some interesting things about his name and the conversation she has with Eli as she dedicates him to the Lord. And Hannah prays a prayer previewing Mary’s Magnificat. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel begin the book of 1 Samuel in this episode. Elkanah’s barren wife Hannah finds herself full of anxiety and vexation. While loved by her husband, her co-wife regularly torments her. Hannah makes a unique vow. And a priest who has difficulty discerning between someone who is praying and someone who is drunk gives her some good news. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel wrap up the book of Ruth in this episode. Boaz responds to Ruth’s proposal and explains that there are some things to be taken care of before it can go forward. As things come to close we find Naomi becoming the focus of the story again and the name of a king is spoken. Have a listen!