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  • The Story Behind The Story

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jun 28, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    In these first seven verses of Ruth we are introduced to the family of a man named Elimelech who lived during the days of the judges (v. 1). It is the sad tale of a man who chooses to walk out on the Lord and on God's plan for his life. As a result of his

    Studies in the Book of Ruth “The Story Behind The Story.” Ruth 1:1-7 Only two books of the Bible bear the names of women; more

  • The Power Of Commitment

    Contributed by Peter Toy on Apr 17, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    The introductory sermon on a series on the book of Ruth. The outline is: 1. Follow God, not food. 2. Don’t blame God for our bad choices. 3. Our life can change lives. 4. When we commit ourselves to God, He commits Himself to us.

    The Beauty of Commitment - Ruth 1:1-22 BTBC - April 21, 2013 There is power in commitment. Let me show you a short video clip from the movie, “The Fellowship of the Rings” (show video). What did you think of Sam when you saw that video clip? Weren’t you impressed? Didn’t you wish you had a more

  • A Dead End Short Cut Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Mar 20, 2018
    based on 2 ratings

    Elimelech takes a spiritual short-cut that ultimately leads to Naomi becoming a widow in a foreign land. Short cuts never work out.

    Message Ruth 1:1-5 “A Dead-End Short Cut”. We have all done it haven’t we. You’re driving to a specific destination and someone says, “I know a shortcut!” Do you really? Often your first instinct is to stick with what you know, stay on the regular path. But sometimes you think, “Why more

  • Viajes Fatales

    Contributed by Mayor Gerardo Balmori on Mar 10, 2018
    based on 32 ratings

    Una familia entera sale de su tierra (Belén de Judá) a una tierra desconocida (Moab) y así empiezan un viaje fatal sin Dios, y como consecuencia de que Dios no fue con ellos, hubo muerte.

    Viajes Fatales Rut 1:1-6; Jonás 1:3 El Ejército de Salvación Mayor Gerardo Balmori Introducción: Una familia entera sale de su tierra (Belén de Judá) a una tierra desconocida (Moab) y así empiezan un viaje fatal sin Dios, y como consecuencia de que Dios no fue con ellos, hubo more

  • Sinful Choices & Severe Consequences

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Jan 5, 2014
    based on 62 ratings

    A sermon examining the severe consequeces of sinful choices in our lives. Not only the personal consequences but also the impact on our family and friends.

    Listen to sermons online @ Sinful Choices & Severe Consequences Ruth 1:1-5 If you choose to spend more money than you take in, eventually you will go bankrupt. If you choose to lay out of work, eventually you will find yourself unemployed. If you choose to eat too more

  • The Sad Fate Of Oprah

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Jun 7, 2012

    Orpah, who was a Moabite woman, a woman that knew not the True and Living God, such was Ruth also, but Orpah was willing to go with Naomi her mother-in-law back to the land of Bethlehem Judah and once there possible could have become a believer in the Tru

    Ruth 1: 1-18 THE SAD FATE OF OPRAH 6-9-12 Ruth 1: 1-18 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two more

  • Ruth: You And Me, Me And You

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on May 14, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Mother's Day Sermon focusing on the risk and reward from chapter 1 of Ruth.

    Ruth: You and me, me and you May 13, 2012 Ruth 1:1-17 I started the sermon with this video which I made and can be found on youtube ~ Most people love a good comeback? They love when the underdog wins? In life, it does our hearts good to see more

  • Where You Go I Will Go

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 10, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    It took great faith for Ruth to step out of her comfort zone.

    Ruth1:1-22 WSG 11-03-2012 Introduction I wonder if you have been tempted to ask the question: Why should we bother about the Old Testament now we have the New? I would reply: • In the Old Testament there are about 300 more

  • It's Decision That Determines Destiny

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Feb 15, 2012
    based on 34 ratings

    You are free to choose. You are not free not to choose. You’re not free to choose the consequences of your choice. And, when you make a big choice, you make a lot of other choices right along with it.

    Introduction Would you find the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament? And, you’ll find it right after the Book of Judges—Judges. And, we’re going to be studying, now, the Book of Ruth for the next four Sundays. The Book of Ruth is a wonderful book. It is a love story, but it is a more

  • Ruth Chapter One: "Open Your Eyes" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Feb 15, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    To overcome bitterness, we need to open our eyes to see the personal concern of others and the providential care of God.

    Today we are beginning a series of messages based on the book of Ruth. This book as often referred to as one of the greatest love stories in the Bible, if not one of the greatest love stories in all of literature. When such an observation is made, of course, it is the love relationship between more

  • Menno Simons Series

    Contributed by Michael Buckingham on Nov 9, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    Menno Simons was a contemporary with Martin Luther, who seems to have taken all the credit for the reformation. But where Martin Luther failed in his reformation, Menno Simons didn’t.

    Menno Simons Today (31st October) is reformation day, and so my focus will be on the reformer, Menno Simons. Menno Simons was a contemporary with Martin Luther, who seems to have taken all the credit for the reformation. But where Martin Luther failed in his reformation, Menno Simons more

  • On The Road Again: Going The Wrong Way Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Aug 31, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    Four observations from Ruth about Elimelech, a backslidden Christian.

    INTRODUCTION The story of Ruth has often been called the greatest piece of literature ever written and the Cinderella story of the Bible. I’m calling our study, “The Romance of Redemption,” a title I borrowed from Ray Stedman. How many of you have already read the story of more

  • Ruth - My Redeemer Lives, Series Intro

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on May 9, 2011
    based on 6 ratings

    God colors outside the lines. He providentially sends us places we would not volunteer to go, because there is a Ruth, whom He wants to save.

    Ruth My Redeemer Lives Series Intro PPT 1 Today we begin a new series I am entitling, "My Redeemer Lives." Redeemer is one of those religious words we have, that unless you have been brought up in the church you have no idea what it means. To redeem something is to: Recover ownership - more

  • The Journey Back Home Series

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on May 9, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Naomi heard how the Lord had visited His people in giving them bread. That good news combined with very difficult circumstances propelled her back to the promised land. That one two punch is what God often does to backsliders

    Ruth Part Two, The Journey Back Home PPT1 We are studying the book of Ruth and I have entitled this series, "My Redeemer Lives" A redeemer is one who restores the honor worth and dignity of a thing. It is one who frees from the consequences of sin. It is one who goes after something they more

  • From Sweet To Bitter

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 14, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    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

    Intro: The Book of Ruth is rich in interesting paradoxes. It opens with a terrible famine and closes with a great feast. It begins with three sad funerals and ends with one happy wedding. In it we see some excellent examples of faith, patience, humility, industry, and kindness in the common events more