Vintage prophet fruit to be squeezed slowly and left to stand in silence.
(1 Samuel 3:19–4:1a)
“And Samuel grew. And the Lord was with him, and didn’t let any of his words fall to the ground. And all Israelfrom Dan to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established a prophet of the Lord. And the Lord appeared again and again in Shiloh: for the Lord revealed Himself to Samuel by the word of the Lord. And the word of Samuel came to all Israel.”
“And Samuel grew.” Childhood is now certainly behind. We now have a very definite adult profile. Still helping Eli? I think so; even though we are not told. Old man Eli is known for what he is: the inter regnum High Priest (How and why he gained the office, we have no idea). His strong virile aide Samuel is acknowledged, uniquely, as something that…
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