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Bible story: The birth of Samuel

Creative activities based on the Bible story of The birth of Samuel

The Bible story of Hannah and Eli is found in 1 Samuel chapter 1. Hannah was a woman who had been unable to have children, and she was deeply grieved by this. She went to the tabernacle to pray, and there she met Eli, the high priest. Eli initially thought Hannah was drunk, but she explained that she was pouring out her heart to God. Eli blessed her, and soon after she conceived and gave birth to a son, Samuel. This story teaches us about the power of prayer and the faithfulness of God. It also shows us the importance of sharing our burdens with others and seeking their support, and reminds us that God can use even our deepest pain to bring about great blessings.

On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to the Bible story of Hannah and Eli, which you can use in your children’s work, children’s church, Sunday school, or Christian primary school.