Summary: This first chapter of Ruth will help us see that there are great possibilities ahead that we are not aware of.
God has been working all along in the background even if all around us is full of darkness and despair.
Summary: As we look at Ruth Chapter 1, we will discover how to make good Godly decisions in the future. You see, when it comes to our choices, there can be only one God. It is either us… or Him. We are the god of our choices or He is the God of our choices.
Summary: It is through Jesus that God speaks to you and me – no matter how dark the times, no matter how difficult the way, no matter how unfaithful people around us may be. God speaks to us through Jesus, and he calls us to himself just as he did Ruth.
Summary: Building on our last message from Ruth we come to a powerful conclusion: “Sometimes when you abandon God, your life has disastrous consequences ... but, God is still faithful … even when we aren't!”
Summary: In almost every home, there is a television with a remote control. Whoever holds the remote control has control over what is watched. In life, we have a spiritual remote control. Whoever's hands we put the remote in controls our life? Who has your remote?
Summary: Upon Naomi's return home she said, "Don't call me Naomi [Pleasant] anymore. Call me Mara [Bitter]" This sermon examines her bitterness, now destructive bitterness is and how to deal with the trials in life.
Summary: This message looks at an example of a near-perfect mother; and this mother, found in the book of Ruth, is named Naomi. From Naomi we will examine a mother’s strength, a mother’s love for her children, and learn some things about a mother’s personality.
Summary: It appears that this little book was a small beacon of hope that would lead ultimately to Jesus through the line of King David. The three main characters are a bitter older Israelite widow who finds her way home, a redeemer, and a gentile woman who shows
Summary: Though this book is, for the most part, about the main character (Ruth), let us also observe how this story unfolds for a second character, another woman named Naomi – Ruth’s mother-in-law. We shall look at four reasons why Naomi went from sweet to bitter
Summary: Logically Ruth should not be in the genealogy of Jesus. As a Moabite she is from a despised nation and the only person seeking to be an example to her is Naomi - a woman who is bitter and angry at God. Yet God moves in myseterious ways to include Ruth.