The Judgment of Eli's House

Scripture Passage: 
1 Samuel 3:11-14

INTRODUCTION – Aaron, the first high priest, had four sons: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazer, Ithamar(Eli).

  1. The Purpose of Judgment  (Romans 2:2-6)
    1. The Sin  (1 Samuel 1:3; 1 Samuel 2:12-17, 22-25)
    2. Eli’s Responsibility  (1 Samuel 2:29; 1 Samuel 3:13)
  2. The Promise of Judgment  (Numbers 32:23)
    1. God’s Repentance  (1 Samuel 2:27-30)
    2. Eli’s Rejection  (1 Samuel 2:31-34)
    3. Eli’s Replacement  (1 Samuel 2:35-36)
  3. The Power of Judgment  (Galatians 6:7)
    1. 1st Generation – Eli  (1 Samuel 4:18)
    2. 2nd Generation – Hopni and Phinehas  (1 Samuel 4:10-18)
    3. 3rd  Generation – Ichabod  [brother to Ahitub] (1 Samuel 4:19-22)
    4. 4th Generation – Ahimelech (Ahiah)  (1 Samuel 14:3; 22:9-19)
    5. 5th Generation – Abiathar  (1 Samuel 22:20-23; 2 Samuel 20:25; 1 Kings 2:26-27)
    6. 6th Generation – Ahimelech  (2 Samuel 8:17; 1 Chronicles 24:6)
FINAL JUDGMENT:
Rebellion 1 Kings 1:5-7
Removal 1 Kings 2:26,27
Replacement 1 Kings 2:35

CONCLUSION – God Judges Sin !!!

“Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.”  Galatians 6:7
David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 17:28

Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.