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  • Orpah Series

    Contributed by Darren Rogers on Aug 12, 2008
    based on 32 ratings

    Orpah had the truth, but turned her back on God.

    Orpah – 10th August 2008 am Ruth 1:1-18 Orpah was a Moabitess, a member of an accursed race. She was born and bread in paganism. The gods of her people were fearful demon gods, the most feared of all these gods was Chemosh. The priests of Moab were powerful and cruel. If any disaster more

  • The Long Road Back Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Mar 21, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    The disappointment which Naomi has at being a widow becomes the event God uses to bring His wondering child back home. For Ruth the road to redemption starts very unexpectedly.

    You can also listen to this message here:- Message Ruth 1:6-22 “The Long Road Back.” Disappointment. The word immediately brings to mind all sorts of situations … doesn’t it. We have organising a project and all sorts of people make a more

  • Three Widows In Moab Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Jun 17, 2020
    based on 1 rating

    As you examine the lives of Naomi, Ruth, and Orpah, you find a picture of all people. Naomi represents a wayward believer; Orpah pictures one who was exposed and yet refused the gospel; Ruth is a picture of grace in salvation.

  • The Sad Fate Of Oprah

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Jun 6, 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

  • Love Is More Than Kissing

    Contributed by John Gaston on May 11, 2015

    There are many definitions of love. It's easy to say you love someone, but your actions tell the truth. Orpah & Ruth are contrasts of what love really means.

    LOVE IS MORE THAN KISSING Ruth 1:1-18 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. A man once commented after a revival service to the evangelist, "If you could see how people don't pay attention! And they get up and wander around. It’s terrible!” The evangelist answered, "If you think the back of more

  • Decisions Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jun 30, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    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 more

  • Series: Wow! Whose Beautiful Young Daughter Is That? (Part 2) Love Is More Than Kissing

    Contributed by Jeremiah Menyongai on Mar 9, 2020

    Elimelech (meaning "God is my king") marries Naomi (meaning "sweet one"). A marriage made in heaven. They have 2 kids – Mahlon ("sickly") & Chilion (“wasting away"). Why were 2 sickly kids born to such great couple? Why famine? Marriage is more than kissing...

    SERIES: “WOW! WHOSE YOUNG DAUGHTER IS THAT? (PART 2) LOVE IS MORE THAN KISSING.” 1. Ruth 1: 1 In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. 2 The man’s name more

  • Series: Wow! Whose Young Daughter Is That? (Part 4) Where Did Father Elimelech Go Wrong?

    Contributed by Jeremiah Menyongai on Mar 9, 2020

    One thing the Book of Ruth tells us is death of Fatherhood and rise of Motherhood. All the men died – all the women lived. In today's society, fatherhood is on the decline. Elimelech wanted the best for his family. But some things went wrong. He resembles many fathers today.

    SERIES: “WOW! WHOSE YOUNG DAUGHTER IS THAT? (PART 4) WHERE DID FATHER ELIMELECH GO WRONG?” 1. Ruth 1:1 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 Bethlehem, Judah, went to dwell in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his more

  • Series: Whose Beautiful Young Daughter Is That? (Part 1) Introduction - God Can Change Your Story

    Contributed by Jeremiah Menyongai on Mar 9, 2020

    What kind of characteristics did Ruth have that caused Boaz to be so amazed? Was he just a silly man captivated by a woman’s beauty? Was this the first woman he had fallen in love with? I do not think so. To understand what is happening here, let us do a series on romantic relationships,

  • The Road Less Travelled Series

    Contributed by Tim Diack on Jan 28, 2013

    Naomi, Orpah, and Ruth – three women standing at a cross roads in life. One will find restoration, one will write herself out of God’s story, and one will journey down the road less travelled. Which road will you choose?

  • Sermon 2: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jun 9, 2019
    based on 2 ratings

    Ruth 1 describes three decisions made which influenced the lives of three women forever, illustrating the importance of the decisions we make in our lives. Naomi decided to cover up, Orpah decided to give up...but Ruth decided to step up.

  • You Can't Cover Your Sin Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 8, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Deciding to 1)Cover up 2) Give up or 3)Stand up in the midst of difficulties.

    A firestorm has been brewing as of late over revelations of lavish and questionable spending at eHealth Ontario, a provincial agency tasked with creating electronic health files. A freedom of information request revealed the agency spent $5-million in untendered contracts in only four months, more

  • I Will Not Go Back To Moab

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Sep 7, 2006
    based on 49 ratings

    This message was used after an outstanding revival in our church. Much spiritual transformation had occurred and I used this message to encourage forward progress.

    Ruth 1:14-18 KJV And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her. [15] And she said, Behold, thy sister in law is gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return thou after thy sister in law. [16] And Ruth said, Intreat me not to more

  • Should I Stay Or Should I Go Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Feb 18, 2019
    based on 3 ratings

    A sermon examining the decision to return to the Lord.

    SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? Ruth 1:6-18 Each day we are faced with a myriad of choices. Each of those choices bring unavoidable consequences. Adrian Rogers often used the phrase "it is decision that determines destiny". Simply stated, the path that you choose will determine where more

  • It's Never To Late To Return To Go Home

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jun 28, 2018

    Naomi a widow and childless, and grieving the death of her husband and two sons, she now gives thought to return to her homeland.

    Studies in the Book of Ruth “It Never Too Late To Go Home.” Ruth 1:6-21 “Have you ever experienced disappointment with God? It happens when more