Scripture Song of I Samuel 2:2-3

“There Is None Holy As The Lord”

Commentary on I Samuel 2:2-3

by Hebron Christian Fellowship

First Samuel relates the story of a woman named Hannah. She was married to a loving husband, but had no children - a fact with which her husband's other wife ceaselessly tormented her. Rather than lashing out or fighting back at her adversary, Hannah brought the matter before God, and received from Him a son. Though vindicated, she did not gloat or take glory to herself; instead she glorified and praised the God who "raiseth the poor out of the dust" in a beautiful prayer from which these verses are drawn.

The Bible tells us that God delights to exalt those who sincerely humble themselves (1 Pet. 5:6; Jas. 4:6). Surely the humble and trusting heart of Hannah made her a fit vessel to bring forth the child who was to become the prophet Samuel, a mighty instrument of God, judging Israel for many years and anointing its first king. Whatever we face in life, our own attitude should be like Hannah's, approaching our Father in true humility and trust, and giving all glory to Him who alone is worthy.

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I Samuel 2:2-3

Verbatim KJV. Words or verses not included in song replaced with "..."

  1. There is none holy as the LORD: for there is none beside thee: neither is there any rock like our God.
  2. Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.