Faith For A Life Time
Delivered By
Dr Tom Hover
Delivered On
October 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Central Passage
I Samuel 1:27-28
Faith For A Life Time

Faith For A Life Time

Text: Hebrews 11:32I Samuel 1:27-28

I. Samuel Was Dedicated To God Before His Birth  I Samuel 1:11-22  

A.) God’s Purpose in Prayer 

I Samuel 1:1-20 (Samuel’s birth)

B.) Dedicated to God 

I Samuel 1:21-28 (Samuel’s dedication)

C.) My Heart Rejoices in God 

I Samuel 2:1-10 (Hannah’s song) Proverbs 22:6  

II. Samuel Was Diligent In His Life Of Service  I Samuel 1:27 

Samuel was a Faithful and Diligent as a:

A.) Judge 

B.) Prophet I Samuel 3:19-20  

Peter in his address saw Samuel as one of the first prophets of Israel.  Acts 3:24  

C.) Priest  I Samuel 9:11-14  

The priesthood was a mess and Samuel helped put it back together. Samuel was considered to be the last of the judges, not an ox-goad wielding hero, but more of a Deborah type, solving the problems of the people through words.

D.) Scribe  I Chronicles 29:29  

E.) Mediator  Jeremiah 15:1  

III. Samuel Was Devout In His Faith In God

A Study in The Life of Samuel: 

"Ministering in the Middle of Your Mishap"

A.) A Study in Contrasts 

I Samuel 2:11-26 (Eli’s sons)

B.) Truth and Consequences 

I Samuel 2:27-36 (Prophecy against Eli)

C.) Can You Hear Me Now? 

I Samuel 3:1-21 (Samuel’s call)

D.) Losing God in Religion 

I Samuel 4:1-22 (The ark’s capture)

E.) God Can Take Care of Himself 

I Samuel 5:1-12 (The ark’s stay)

F.) Respecting God’s Holiness 

I Samuel 6:1-7:1 (The ark’s return)

G.) Returning to God 


I Samuel 7:2-17 (Samuel’s leadership)

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