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.
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
He shall begin to deliver Israel out of the hand of the Philistines. Judges 13:5. God’s promise that through Samson He would “begin to deliver Israel out of the hand of the Philistines” was fulfilled; but how dark and terrible
And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness. Psalm 105:43. With sandaled feet, and staff in hand, the people of Israel had stood, hushed, awed, yet expectant, awaiting the royal mandate that should bid them
By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season. Hebrews 11:24,
And the Lord was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man…. And his master saw that the Lord was with him, and that the Lord made all that he did to prosper in his hand. Genesis 39:2, 3. Arriving
That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world. Philippians 2:15 Abraham was honored by the surrounding nations