Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
3:19 the Lord was with him. From the perspective of the books of Samuel, it is God’s presence with someone that makes the difference between success and failure (16:18; 18:12, 14, 28).
let none of his words fall to the ground. See 9:6. Samuel thus passed the test of a true prophet (Deut. 18:21, 22).