Sermon Series
  • 1. A Woman Of Worth

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2010
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    God in His providence is working in our lives today, whether we realize it or not. When life hurts, we can choose to be bitter, like Naomi, or we can be like Ruth--trusting the Hand of Providence, in spite of unanswered questions and an uncertain future.

    Ruth. A love story. A book of history. A lesson about faith and loyalty. But most of all, a book about God, the One behind-the-scenes. As we encounter Ruth we learn how God takes an active role in our lives. We learn through this short story that the human events we regard as circumstance are ...read more

  • 2. Ruth Reaping (In The Field)

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2010
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    God directs our paths and turns our trials into blessings; He works behind the scenes in Ruth chapter two. Ruth doesn't despair but gets to work.

    The tragic atmosphere of Ruth chapter one changes dramatically in chapter two. In the opening verses we see Ruth undaunted by her plight. She could have chosen Naomi’s despair and bitterness, but instead she looks to God’s provision as she heads for the fields. Ruth wasn’t ...read more

  • 3. Ruth Resting (In The Will Of God)

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2010
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    Ruth has given up everything from her pagan past and has cast herself completely on the God of Israel. She is truly, in the words of verse 11, a “woman of noble character.”

    “Pain is inevitable; misery is optional.” We learn from the Book of Ruth how to overcome bitterness and emptiness through a steadfast faith. Ruth chose a pathway that changed her life and the course of history. We’re not sure how much time has transpired between chapters 2 ...read more

  • 4. Ruth Rejoicing

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2010
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    In four short chapters we move from tragedy to triumph, from despair to joy, from emptiness to fullness. This book begins with famine and funerals, and concludes with a wedding and the joyful birth of a son.

    The final chapter of this quiet drama takes place before the town gate of Bethlehem, where all important transactions were conducted. Here is where the matter of Ruth the foreigner would be settled. After the late-night rendezvous of chapter 3, Boaz goes right to work; he finds his kinsman and ...read more