One from the Heart


13 November – Ron Aulbach 1 Samuel 1:4-17

WELCOME: Spend 20-30 minutes catching up with each member of the group and sharing prayer requests. Make sure to spend a few minutes praying for each other. If possible try to have a quiet time in 1 Samuel 1:4-17.

SHARE: What’s something you’d like prayer for in your life?


  1. Read  1 Samuel 1:4-17
  2. How does Hannah’s prayer challenge the way we normally pray? 
  3. What have you been praying for in life and asking God for, similar to Hannah’s prayer?
  4. Are you willing to give God back what you are asking for?
  5. What do you struggle to give up control of in your life? 
  6. Who in your life are critics and who are those that encourage and support you?
  7. What do you do with your critics?
  8. How often do you feel peace after praying? If you don’t, why not? 

CRITICS: How can God’s peace change how we handle critics in our life?