Fathers in the Bible: Samuel, the Rebuked Father

Samuel was the son of Hannah and Elkanah and raised by Eli.  He served God his whole life The name Samuel means heard, asked of God, and appointed by God. Sadly, Samuel , the great prophet was an equal failure as Eli when it came to fatherhood. “When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel’s leaders.”  {1 Samuel 8:1} […]

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