Ruth 4 We conclude our occasional series in the book of Ruth by examining chapter 4. We find a Galling Goel, a Gallant Goel and a Gracious God and answer the following questions: * How is some people’s reaction to the Gospel like that of the nameless Goel? *
Ruth 3 We consider Ruth’s kinsman-redeemer, Boaz: the close relative who would marry her and redeem the property that had belonged to her family. We see that to approach her redeemer, Ruth: * Submitted to the law * prepared herself * humbled herself, and * as
Ruth 2 As we look at Ruth and Naomi’s return to Bethlehem, we see the wonderful care of God for His children – they lack no good thing. Believers are encouraged to trust Him more even in the hard times, while unbelievers are called to come to Him now.
Ruth 1 We consider the decision that Ruth and Orpah are faced with after their husbands die: to go with Naomi to the promised land and to serve the true God, or to go back to Moab and the detestable gods of that land. That moment of decision comes for everyone
Ruth 1:1-5 In this first sermon in a series on Ruth, we consider the reactions of Elimelech and his family to the famine that was in the land of Judah. Instead of recognizing that this was chastisement from the Lord for Israel’s sins and humbling themselves in repe