NextLevel Online: 1 Samuel

Session 3: Hannah’s Song and Eli’s Sons (1 Samuel 2)

Session 3 covers Hannah’s Song and Eli’s Sons.


Classroom Instructions

Materials: Lesson Outline

Remembering 1 Samuel 1…

Hannah’s Song (1 Sam 2:1-11)

  • God will do for _______________ what he has done for _______________.

  • This means bad news for someone, but whom?

Eli’s Sons (1 Sam 2:12-36)

  • They are corrupt _______________.

    • The job of a priest…

    • How they perverted it…

  • In comes an unnamed _______________.


  • Position and power are not reliable _______________ of blessing.

  • Legit callings to not _______________ leaders from corruption.

  • God _______________ the leader who fails to hold the line.

Questions for Reflection and Discussion:

  • What song perfectly represents a particular phase or season of your life? What about the song connects?

  • What kind of music would you play under Hannah’s lyrics if it were set to sound? Why?

  • Read the song of Miriam in Exodus 15 and Deborah in Judges 5. What connections or similarities do you see?

  • What are some blind spots in your life that need to be exposed?

  • If God’s reckoning came for the corrupt leaders in your community, where would that leave you?

About NextLevel Online

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