Hannah is a faithful, submissive, sacrificial, and prayerful saint. She is a godly gal. However, despite her commitment to Yahweh, she is a wounded, weeping, and grieving woman. She is one consumed with “great anxiety and vexation.” (1:16) Why is this? What’s the problem? 1. Hannah is unable to have children. She is barren, for … More Hannah and Her Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Life
We know we have an inclination to pray. We especially sense our internal compulsion to talk with God when all hell seems to be breaking loose around us. We know we have many commands to pray. We cannot read the Bible for very long without hearing God calling us to adoration, thanksgiving, confession, and supplication. … More Why Do We Have Such a Hard Time Praying?
There were only two camps, two teams, two sides, or two seeds. None were neutral. None were found in the middle. A “no-man’s land” existed not. On one side was Satan, his demons, and his earthly followers who persistently disbelieved God, ignored his law, discounted his holiness, and spurned his common grace. They were Satan’s … More They Called Upon the Name of the Lord