Sermon Series
  • 1. Introduction To The Book Of Ruth

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2013
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    A basic intro to Ruth, discussing its biblical and historical setting, basic story line, theme, author, date, outline, major and minor characters, location and basic teachings with a concluding discussion question about participant goals for the study.

    Introduction to the Book of Ruth Series: Ruth June 16, 2013 NOTE: If you would like to have the formatted student study sheet that goes along with this week’s intro study with a helpful chart and a color map, write and request it at chucksligh@hotmail.com. TEXT: Ruth 1:1-5 – ...read more

  • 2. Decisions

    Contributed on Jun 30, 2013
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    Our life is governed by our decisions and each decision has consequences. Naomi, Orpah and Ruth each made decisions that had life-altering consequences. Each of their decisions have lessons for our own lives.

    Decisions Series: Ruth (Sermon 3 in series) June 30, 2013 TEXT: Please turn in your Bibles to Ruth 1. INTRODUCTION Illus. – At seven o’clock on the morning of December 7, 1941 two US soldiers were on duty at a small radar station in the Pacific ocean. Suddenly, their radar ...read more

  • 3. From Pleasant To Bitter

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2013
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    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.

    From Pleasant to Bitter Chuck Sligh Series: Ruth July 28, 2013 TEXT: Ruth 1:19-22 – “So they two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they were come to Bethlehem, that all the city was moved about them, and they said, Is this Naomi? 20 And she said unto ...read more

  • 4. A Rude Awakening

    Contributed on Aug 26, 2013
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    Boaz had a "rude awakening" when he found Ruth at his feet on the winnowing floor. She had a need and Boaz was the answer to her need. In the same way, God meets our need for a redeemer.

    A Rude Awakening Series: Ruth Chuck Sligh August 25, 2013 TEXT: Turn to Ruth 3 INTRODUCTION Life is sometimes filled with “rude awakenings.” Illus. – I remember a newspaper story of a man whose bedroom faced a curve in a road that went by his house. He had a rude awakening one night ...read more

  • 5. Life’s Turning Points

    Contributed on May 12, 2019
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    When we see Ruth at the feet of the lord of the harvest, this is the turning point in the whole story of this book. Up till now, RUTH is laboring, with some protection and provision from Boaz. But from this point on, BOAZ is busy!

    Life’s Turning Points Series: Ruth Chuck Sligh August 18, 2013 TEXT: Please turn to Ruth 3 INTRODUCTION I’d like to read a story to you that I thought was very interesting: It was Sunday morning and Harry was off. He pulled driveway in his 2-seater convertible, with the roof closed ...read more

  • 6. Sermon 1: Famines And Failures

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2019
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    The time of the Judges have been referred to as “Israel’s Dark Ages.” Yet nestled in this awful, violent period of Israel's history is a beautiful love story. A story of romance, restoration, redemption.

    Famines and Failures Series: Sermon 1 of the book of Ruth Chuck sligh June 2, 2019 NOTE: A PowerPoint presentation is available for this sermon by request at chucksligh@hotmail.com. Please mention the title of the sermon and the Bible text to help me find the sermon in my archives. TEXT: Please ...read more

  • 7. Sermon 3: Blessings Of A New Life

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2019
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    When people emigrate to a new country, they leave everything familiar and start a new, different life. This is what Ruth experienced when she came with Naomi to Israel. But in doing so, there is much more she gained! As do believers when we trust in Christ, the topic of this sermon.

    Sermon 3: Blessings of a New Life Series: Ruth Chuck Sligh June 23, 2019 NOTE: A PowerPoint presentation is available for this sermon by request at chucksligh@hotmail.com. Please mention the title of the sermon and the Bible text to help me find the sermon in my archives. TEXT: Please turn in ...read more

  • 8. Sermon 4: From Pleasant To Bitter

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2019
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    Upon her return to Behtlehem, Naomi told people to stop calling her Naomi, Hebrew for “Pleasant, and to call her “Mara,” (“bitter”). Naomi was bitter against God. This sermon explains why Naomi was wrong and how her sorrow was the prelude for the biggest blessing of her life.

    Sermon 4: From Pleasant to Bitter Series: Ruth Chuck Sligh July 7, 2019 [PROP: Find a pebble for object lesson in point III. Make sure it’s big enough for all to see.] NOTE: A PowerPoint presentation is available for this sermon by request at chucksligh@hotmail.com. Please mention the title of ...read more

  • 9. Sermon 5: God’s Watchcare Over His Children

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2019
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    Ruth 2 says Ruth “happened” upon the field of a prominent man named Boaz. This changed the course of Ruth's and Naomi’s lives forever! But this was not simple coincidence or chance. This sermon teaches us about God’s watchcare for His children through His providence, provision and promotion.

    Sermon 5: God’s Watchcare Over His Children Series: Ruth Chuck Sligh July 14, 2019 BLURB: Ruth 2 tells us that Ruth “happened” upon the field of a prominent man named Boaz. This changed the course of Ruth's and Naomi’s life forever! Was this simple coincidence or chance? This sermon teaches us ...read more

  • 10. Sermon 6: From Bitterness To Blessing

    Contributed on Jul 23, 2019
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    What a difference a day can make! One day Ruth went into the fields to glean a poor widow with no prospects for the future and by the end of the day she found herself the object of the special attention and affection of a man who would change her destiny.

    Sermon 6: From Bitterness to Blessing Series: Ruth Chuck Sligh July 22, 2019 What a difference a day can make! One day Ruth went into the fields to glean a poor widow with no prospects for the future and by the end of the day she found herself the object of the special attention and affection of a ...read more

  • 11. Sermon 8: God Works In Mysterious Ways

    Contributed on Aug 4, 2019
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    This sermon wraps up the book of Ruth, first examining Boaz's role as a kinsman-redeemer & Christ's role as ours, & the results of those actions, both in history (David was Ruth & Boaz's great-grandparents) and the larger story of redemption through Christ.

    Sermon 8: God Works in Mysterious Ways Series: Ruth Chuck Sligh August 4, 2019 TEXT: Please turn in your Bibles to Ruth 4. INTRODUCTION If you asked the average person to quote a verse of scripture, besides John 3:16 or Genesis 1:1, the third most probable verse they would cite would be that ...read more

  • 12. Doing It Right

    Contributed on Aug 15, 2019
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    Sometimes people try to accomplish good goals through unrighteous ways. That’s what Naomi proposed to Ruth, and which Ruth complied with. How did Boaz respond to what amounted to an “Indecent Proposal?” Join us this Sunday to see how a godly person should respond in a compromising situation.

    Doing it Right Series: Ruth Chuck Sligh July 28, 2019 NOTE: A PowerPoint presentation is available for this sermon by request at chucksligh@hotmail.com. Please mention the title of the sermon and the Bible text to help me find the sermon in my archives. ATTENTION: This interpretation of Ruth and ...read more

  • 13. How To Put Your Life Back Together

    Contributed on Aug 19, 2013
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    Following Naomi's advice, Ruth did 4 things to help put their lives back together. They are the same four things we must do to put our lives together after a major trial, struggle or catastrophe in our lives.

    How To Put Your LIfe Back Together Series: Ruth Chuck Sligh August 18, 2013 ATTENTION: This interpretation of Ruth and the threshing floor incident takes the traditional view of Ruth's actions. I have another sermon on the same text that takes a different view titled Doing it Right, looking at ...read more