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1 Samuel 1 - NIV

8 Her husband Elkanah would say to her, “Hannah, why are you weeping? Why don’t you eat? Why are you downhearted? Don’t I mean more to you than ten sons?”

9 Once 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.

10 In her deep anguish Hannah prayed to the Lord, weeping bitterly.

11 And she made a vow, saying, “ Lord Almighty, if you will only look on your servant’s misery and remember me, and not forget your servant but give her a son, then I will give him to the Lord for all the days of his life, and no razor will ever be used on his head.”

12 As she kept on praying to the Lord, Eli observed her mouth.

13 Hannah was praying in her heart, and her lips were moving but her voice was not heard. Eli thought she was drunk

14 and said to her, “How long are you going to stay drunk? Put away your wine.”

15 “Not so, my lord,” Hannah replied, “I am a woman who is deeply troubled. I have not been drinking wine or beer; I was pouring out my soul to the Lord.

16 Do not take your servant for a wicked woman; I have been praying here out of my great anguish and grief.”

17 Eli answered, “Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant you what you have asked of him.”

18 She said, “May your servant find favor in your eyes.” Then she went her way and ate something, and her face was no longer downcast.




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Nick S Panico avatar
"Faith of Real Life Problems - The story of Hannah"
Shared by: Nick S Panico on May, 2016
Summary: Every Christian faces real life problems. Just because you accepted Jesus doesn't mean you will be immune to suffering, pain, and trouble in life. In this message we study how Hannah overcame her real life problem.
Ian Humphrey avatar
For this child I prayed;
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: Prayer
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:9-28
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 135
Mike Fogerson avatar
“America’s Ancient Covenant with the God of Israel”
Shared by: Mike Fogerson on May, 2015
Summary: We spent last Sunday morning learning what a covenant is and what being in one means. 1 It means to bind, cut, divide (the way Abraham cut/divide the animals on presumably an altar before God) the binding is the people of Israel to God.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 277
Robert Webb avatar
God's blueprint for building a Christian home
Shared by: Robert Webb on May, 2015
Summary: Mother's Day Sermon
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:11-28
Views: 520
Dr. Michael Pope avatar
Raising Rock Steady Kids In An Unsteady World
Shared by: Dr. Michael Pope on May, 2015
Summary: Used For Mother's Day - Can be used in a Family Series or Message
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:11-24
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 405
James Lee avatar
God Values Mom
Shared by: James Lee on Nov, 2014
Summary: we used some videos and hymns to honor Mom. The message was adapted from one of Pastor Jeff Strite's messages.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,254
Scott Bayles avatar
Mother's Day 2014
Shared by: Scott Bayles on Oct, 2014
Summary: This Mother's Day sermon spotlights Hannah--her problems, her prayer, and her promise. It also includes a baby dedication ceremony built into the sermon.
Scott Bayles avatar
Father's Day 2014
Shared by: Scott Bayles on Oct, 2014
Summary: This light-hearted, illustration-filled Father's Day sermon spotlights Elkanah, the father of Samuel, and reveals that Godly Father Love Their Wives and Love to worship. Powerpoint and video clip available.
Nelson Emeonu avatar
THE POWER OF SILENT PRAYER
Shared by: Nelson Emeonu on Aug, 2014
Summary: There is power in silent prayer as well as praying aloud in some cases especially during warfare.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:12-13
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 534
Jimmy Haile avatar
Are You Sensitive?
Shared by: Jimmy Haile on Aug, 2014
Summary: What if she had given up because of these insensitive people in her life? Do not let the insensitive in your life, stop you from praying for what you need and from getting what you need!
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:6-16
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 407
Nelson Emeonu avatar
THE STORY MUST CHANGE (3)- POWER OF PRAYER
Shared by: Nelson Emeonu on Jul, 2014
Summary: We are in the world of battle and there are many things that will not change unless through your involvement. When you do your part, God will do His.
Series: Part 3
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:15-20
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 635
Rodney Johnson avatar
The Best Gift My Mother Ever Gave Me
Shared by: Rodney Johnson on May, 2014
Summary: This is my Mother's Day message. In this message I share the greatest gift (Jesus Christ) that my mother ever gave to me.
Series: Mother's Day
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:9-22
Views: 1,118
Rick Burdette avatar
Hannah's Vow
Shared by: Rick Burdette on Oct, 2013
Summary: Prayer, Discouragement, Joy, Commitment
Series: All In
Mike Fogerson avatar
How to be a 10
Shared by: Mike Fogerson on Aug, 2013
Summary: Expect conflict on your way to being a “10.” Hannah was most likely Elkanah’s first wife who proved to be infertile so he took a second wife named Paninnah. When we are on our way to being “10s” expect conflict to be a part of the journey.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:1-10
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 609
Scott Bayles avatar
Can You Hear Me Now? (Part 2)
Shared by: Scott Bayles on Aug, 2013
Summary: Statistics show that almost everyone prays. But do you ever wonder if your prayers really reach Gods ears? Do you sometimes feel like you’ve got a bad connection? If you have questions about prayer, you're not alone. This sermon series will help.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:1-17
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 615
Adewale B T Shittu avatar
The Prayer of Hannah
Shared by: Adewale B T Shittu on Jul, 2013
Summary: Living in a violent world calls for a more aggressive approach to prayer warfare. The prayer of Hannah epitomises the importance of the Holy Spirit as an intersessor and it is only when he takes over that answers to prayers are made manifest.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:1-18
Denomination: Bible Church
Views: 3,947
Michael McCartney avatar
Listen, Learn, Live
Shared by: Michael McCartney on Jul, 2013
Summary: Jeremiah is telling the people of God to Listen to God’s warning, Learn to live right by others mistakes and then love abundantly in Him no matter where you find yourself.
Series: Changed
Bobby Stults avatar
The Prayer of Broken Spirit
Shared by: Bobby Stults on Jul, 2013
Summary: Hannah's prayer to God is a great template of how we can turn to God in times of affliction and persecution.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:6-18
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,738
Dave Stone avatar
Moms Who Are Encouraging
Shared by: Dave Stone on Jun, 2013
Summary: A look at Hannah, a woman of God who had an incredible passion for kids, and especially her firstborn Samuel.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:8-28
Views: 7,670
Dean Morgan avatar
Churches Need To Have Babies
Shared by: Dean Morgan on Oct, 2011
Summary: I was attending a church service where they were having a baby dedication and this Scripture was being used and the Holy Spirit begin to speak to me and say there is more in these verses than what we traditionally see and that these verses can also be spe
Gregory Mc Donald Sr. avatar
RECEIVING YOUR MIRACLE
Shared by: Gregory Mc Donald Sr. on Sep, 2011
Summary: We live in a world today that is desperate for something real...something that is available to ordinary people just like me and you. Peter and John stood before the most skeptical, anti-Christian crowd possible...are those people recognized them as ordina
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:17
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 2,402
Alan Tison avatar
A Godly Mother
Shared by: Alan Tison on Apr, 2011
Summary: Mothers have a very special place in our society. They set the tone for the home and the family. You have probably heard the saying “If momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy” The Bible holds the role of motherhood in high esteem. Women such as Sarah, Ra
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:1-11
Views: 2,562
John Putty avatar
Letting go and letting God
Shared by: John Putty on Apr, 2011
Summary: A message on turning our problems over to God.
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 4,262
Rick Boyne avatar
Prayers and Promises
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Mar, 2011
Summary: God will answer us in His time for His glory.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:9-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 997
Babatunde Olugboji avatar
If not for Peninnah
Shared by: Babatunde Olugboji on Jun, 2010
Summary: The provocation of Hannah by her rival Peninnah was designed by God, to press her towards her victory
based on 38 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:1-10
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 35,750
Teddy Walker avatar
THE LOST VOICE OF GOD
Shared by: Teddy Walker on Apr, 2010
Summary: We need to get the voice of God into our lives
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 3:3-1:11
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,180
John Shearhart avatar
The Faith of Hannah
Shared by: John Shearhart on Mar, 2010
Summary: Hannah's faith in God
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:10-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,676
W Pat Cunningham avatar
The Essential Character of Gift in Relationships
Shared by: W Pat Cunningham on Jan, 2010
Summary: Whether in a family or in society, there must be room for gracious gift, not just equal value exchange, even for the sake of justice.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:1-8
Denomination: Catholic
Views: 381
Daniel Austin avatar
The Prayer of Hannah
Shared by: Daniel Austin on Oct, 2009
Summary: The lesson Hannah has for all of us is the nature of her prayer to God.
Steve Ely avatar
Pray Like a Girl!
Shared by: Steve Ely on Aug, 2009
Summary: It is an insult that is still used today on playgrounds across the globe. Little boys testing their strength and dexterity against one another revert back to this proverbial slap in the face by throwing down the gauntlet of this time proven stab. However
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:11-19
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 983