Contributed by Mike Hullah on Jun 16, 2020
This sermon examines 1 Samuel 3:1-20, the story of Samuel and Eli, and gives lessons on, what defined them, as a dying priesthood, and a rising prophet. These lessons can be applied to our Churches, and lives today, which can result in what spiritual impact we will have on today's world.
AWAKE OR SLEEPING
1 Samuel 3:1-20
In our text we see a transition from a Priesthood who had taken God for granted, to a rising Prophet, who would awaken a Nation. From Eli to Samuel.
Eli means to ascend or "lofty". There are two ways to look at him, as a Priest he was called to ascend