I am the woman who stood here beside you praying to the LORD. I prayed for this child, and the LORD has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the LORD. For his whole life he will be given over to the LORD.” And he worshiped the LORD. . .
The way you counsel me makes me praise you more, for your whispers in the night give me wisdom, showing me what to do next.
in my distress I cried out to you, the delivering God, and from your temple-throne you heard my troubled cry, and my sobs went right into your heart. His love broke open the way, and he brought me into a beautiful, broad place. He rescued me—because. . .