And the child Samuel ministered unto the Lord before Eli. 1 Samuel 3:1. Young as he was when brought to minister in the tabernacle, Samuel had even then duties to perform in the service of God, according to his capacity.
The iniquity of Eli’s house shall not be purged with sacrifice nor offering for ever. 1 Samuel 3:14. Eli did not manage his household according to God’s rules for family government. He followed his own judgment…. Many are now making
In that day I will perform against Eli all things which I have spoken concerning his house: when I begin, I will also make an end. 1 Samuel 3:12. Eli had greatly erred in permitting his sons to minister in
I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not. 1 Samuel 3:13. Eli was a good man, pure in morals; but he has too indulgent.
They hearkened not unto the voice of their father. 1 Samuel 2:25. Eli was priest and judge in Israel. He held the highest and most responsible positions among the people of God. As a man divinely chosen for the sacred