Here I Raise My Ebenezer

Text: 1 Samuel 7:12 In the song, “O Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” the second verse has the phrase, “Here I raise my Ebenezer…” This is not a term we use today, yet it is important to understand the words that we sing (1 Corinthians 14:15). So in this lesson, we are going to look at […]

Here I Raise My Ebenezer

Text: 1 Samuel 7:12 The song, O Thou Fount of Every Blessing, contains the phrase, “Here I raise my Ebenezer…” What was the story behind the Ebenezer? The Background Philistines defeated Israel in battle, the Israelites brought the ark to help them, but it was captured (1 Samuel 4:2-11) Philistines brought the ark to house […]