December 22, 2011, Reading

The First Book of Samuel   1: 24-28

1:24 And after she had weaned him, she brought him with her, along with three calves, and three measures of flour, and a small bottle of wine, and she led him to the house of the Lord at Shiloh. But the boy was still a young child.
1:25 And they immolated a calf, and they presented the boy to Eli.
1:26 And Hannah said: “I beg you, my lord, as your soul lives, my lord: I am that woman, who stood before you here, praying to the Lord.
1:27 I prayed for this child, and the Lord granted to me my petition, which I asked of him.
1:28 Because of this, I have also lent him to the Lord, for all the days when he shall be lent to the Lord.” And they adored the Lord in that place. And Hannah prayed, and she said:


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