Tags archives: prayer

  • 1 Samuel 2:6-10 6“The Lord brings death and makes alive; he brings down to the grave and raises up. 7The Lord sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts. 8He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap; he seats them with princes and has them inherit a throne of hono... [read more]
  • 1 Samuel 2:1-5 1Then Hannah prayed and said: “My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in your deliverance. 2“There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God. 3“Do not keep tal... [read more]
  • 1 Samuel 1:19-28 19Early 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. 20So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, “... [read more]
  • 1 Samuel 1:9-18 9Once when they had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh, Hannah stood up. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his chair by the doorpost of the Lord’s house. 10In her deep anguish Hannah prayed to the Lord, weeping bitterly. 11And she made a vow, saying, “Lord Almighty, if you will ... [read more]
  • Judges 20:21-28 21The Benjamites came out of Gibeah and cut down 22,000 Israelites on the battlefield that day. 22But the Israelites encouraged one another and again took up their positions where they had stationed themselves the 1st day. 23The Israelites went up and wept before the Lord until even... [read more]
  • Genesis 32:1-12 1Jacob also went on his way, and the angels of God met him. 2When Jacob saw them, he said, “This is the camp of God!” So he named that place Mahanaim. 3Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom. 4He instructed them: “This ... [read more]
  • My family was one time invited to a luncheon party after a child dedication. Because, as a family, we do not normally attend such a party unless it is extremely necessary, we are not used to go out often. Hence, we had issues in finding the way to the restaurant where the luncheon will be held. So, ... [read more]