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  • Seasons Of Life Series

    Contributed by Eric Lenhart on Aug 18, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,758 views

    Coming through the seasons of life with the grace of God.

    Seasons of Life (Ruth 4) Introduction: When I was much younger, I used to marvel at the change of the seasons. My heart was filled with wonder and excitement as the leaves would change various colors in the fall. Joy would fill my heart at the first flakes of snow that fell in the ...read more

  • Bless The Lord, Oh My Soul Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 12, 2012
    based on 134 ratings
     | 53,780 views

    Sometimes you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. So what do you have? What blessings has God given you? And are those blessings the same as what David speaks of in this Psalm? The answers may surprise you.

    OPEN: Years ago, there was a popular song called “Big Yellow Taxi”, by Joni Mitchell. In the chorus was this memorable line: “Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got, till it’s gone.” You don’t know what you’ve got… till it’s gone. You know, there is so much in our ...read more

  • A New Beginning

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on May 4, 2013
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,289 views

    Ruth was a widow who performed hard labor every day of her life in extremely hot weather conditions in order to survive. Her workplace was very hostile as she scraped food together which the reapers discarded on the ground. This must have been very humili

    ANOINTED FOR A NEW BEGINNING Ruth was a widow who performed hard labor every day of her life in extremely hot weather conditions in order to survive. Her workplace was very hostile as she scraped food together which the reapers discarded on the ground. This must have been very humiliating and ...read more

  • Ruth - A Woman Of Character Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jan 24, 2001
    based on 185 ratings
     | 27,024 views

    Ruth, a pagan widow through her faith becomes the key to Israel’s future and to God’s plan of salvation for the world

    Today we continue our series on Heroes of Faith, characters from the Judges, though no longer from the book of Judges. But the setting of our story in that era is made clear in the opening verse of ch 1 of Ruth: "In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land." Our author ...read more

  • The Story Of Ruth

    Contributed by Dave Rajoon on Oct 26, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 11,043 views

    The story of Ruth is one of the most beloved in the Bible; it is a story of love; of the favor of God; of relationships and redemption

    Introduction: The story of Ruth is set during a harsh and bitter time in the history of the nation of Israel. It was a time ruled by interim governors or judges as the Scriptures call them. There was no King and there was no Prophet so the voice of God was heard only sporadically in the land. ...read more

  • Five Practical Ways To Show Love To Others Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Nov 4, 2006
    based on 233 ratings
     | 79,929 views

    This sermon shows the practical way that Ruth expressed her love to Naomi. 1. She stuck with her. 2. She adjusted to her. 3. She reached beyond her confort zone. 4. She offered encouraging words. 5. She put Naomi’s needs above her own.

    Five Practical Ways To Show Your Love To Others A couple that had been married for 50 years sat reflecting one day. The wife said, “Things have really changed over the years. You used to sit real close to me. But you haven’t done that for a while.” “Well I can fix that.” said the man as he ...read more

  • From Moab To Messiah

    Contributed by Chad Ballard on Apr 11, 2002
    based on 119 ratings
     | 10,139 views

    Through this unlikely couple, God brought redemption to you and me!

    From Moab To Marriage To Messiah Ruth 4:1-22 Chad H. Ballard Introduction This morning we are going to finish looking at the book of Ruth, GOD’S LOVE STORY FOR US. The story of Ruth is one of the most fascinating stories I have ever heard. It’s true that it is a love story, but it is ...read more

  • Coming Back To God Series

    Contributed by Chad Ballard on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 77 ratings
     | 8,022 views

    1st in a series.

    Ruth-Coming Home to God Ruth 1:1-22 By Chad H. Ballard Do you ever read romance novels? Not me. I hate that old mushy, gushy stuff. I don’t even watch movies that are love story kind of stuff. I remember a several years ago there was a Clint Eastwood movie that came out called ...read more

  • Oh How He Loves You And Me Series

    Contributed by Chad Ballard on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 92 ratings
     | 8,926 views

    2nd in series.

    O How He Loves You and Me! Ruth 2:1-23 Chad H. Ballard Introduction Today we are going to continue our study of the book of Ruth, GOD’S LOVE STORY TO US. It is a parallel to the love affair that exists between Jesus Christ and those who have given their hearts to Him. Let’s recap ...read more

  • There Is A Redeemer Series

    Contributed by Chad Ballard on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 145 ratings
     | 18,321 views

    3rd in a series

    There Is A Redeemer Ruth 3:1-18 Chad H. Ballard Introduction Today we are going to continue our look at the book of Ruth, GOD’S LOVE STORY FOR US. As we have discussed for the past two weeks, this book of Ruth is an exact parallel to the love affair that should exist between Jesus ...read more

  • Ruth-A Woman Of Noble Character

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 21, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 9,002 views

    Ruth is a romantic drama of the life of a Godly non-Jewish woman who had trust in Jehovah-Jirah.

    RUTH - A WOMAN OF NOBLE CHARACTER Theme: Ruth is a romantic drama of the life of a Godly non-Jewish woman who had trust in Jehovah-Jirah. Key Verses: Ruth 1:15-18 Key Word: Redeem Key Phrase: Kinsman - Redeemer Outline: I. The Crisis of famine, death, poverty and depression (Ruth ...read more

  • Finding God At The End Of Ourselves Series

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 215 ratings
     | 19,447 views

    Trusting in the providence of God even when life doesn’t make sense.

    Do you ever read Romance novels? I don’t – believe me! I’m not particularly interested in that kind of literature. I’m a “facts” man. I like non-fiction. I like theology. I like pastoral administrative type books too. I like the kind of books that put most people to sleep. But I found a ...read more

  • Under The Wings Of God Series

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 138 ratings
     | 12,724 views

    Finding refuge close to God’s heart.

    As we left off last week, we saw how God had brought Naomi and Ruth through some very trying times. They had lost their husbands and were on a perilous journey back from Moab to Bethlehem. The lesson we looked at last week was that we have to come to the end of ourselves in order to find the ...read more

  • There Is A Redeemer Series

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 119 ratings
     | 5,234 views

    Claiming Christ as our Redeemer/Savior.

    Today’s message comes out of Ruth 3. Let’s take a quick review of what has led us to this point… Chapter 1: Naomi and her husband and sons move from Bethlehem to Moab because of a famine in the land. Yet Naomi’s husband dies. Her sons marry, but 10 years later, they too die. Naomi sets out ...read more

  • The Best Is Yet To Come! Series

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 113 ratings
     | 5,707 views

    What God can do with a heart full of hope!

    Last week, we looked at how Ruth stepped forward and in a bold move, visited Boaz at the threshing floor in the middle of the night to propose marriage. Scene 1: Taking Care of Business (vv. 1-12) Boaz went to the city gates where the official business was taken care of. In the presence ...read more