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  • The Story Of Ruth

    Contributed by Dave Rajoon on Oct 26, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    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. more

  • Five Practical Ways To Show Love To Others Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Nov 4, 2006
    based on 233 ratings

    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 more

  • Two Kinds Of Faith - Ruth 1

    Contributed by Tony Kwan on May 16, 2009
    based on 16 ratings

    Contrast two kinds of faith in Ruth chapter 1

    Ruth 1 – two kinds of faith Ruth is one of my favorite books in the Bible. Ruth is a story about ordinary people, going through the vicissitudes of life. In the story of Ruth, we encountered a family (husband and wife: Elimelech, Naomi, their two sons: Mahlon and Kilion; and their wives: Ruth more

  • Ruth’s Favor, "God’s Stamp Of Possibilities"

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on May 9, 2011
    based on 11 ratings

    The Favor of God is an amazing thing, especially when He has a plan for some ones life. He can cause the impossible to become possible in every situation. Ruth was a women determined to find the favor of God!

    Ruth’s Favor, “God’s stamp of possibilities” The Favor of God is an amazing thing, especially when He has a plan for some ones life. He can cause the impossible to become possible in every situation. Lets look at the story of Ruth, Ruth was a women determined to find the favor of more

  • Three Reasons Why Naomi Went From Sweet To Bitter

    Contributed by Jerry Stepp on Nov 30, 2009
    based on 11 ratings

    The Choices that SHE made caused her attitude to change as well as her outlook on life

    Three (3) Reasons Why Naomi Went From Sweet To Bitter Ruth 1:1-22 Introduction; This book opens with a famine, and closes with a great feast. This book begins with a funeral, and ends with a wedding. Matthew Henry’s Commentary says… <>We find in this book excellent example of faith, more

  • The Second Journey Series

    Contributed by Eric Lenhart on Aug 17, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    A journey from hopelessness to hopefulness.

    The Second Journey (Ruth 1:1-22) Introduction: “George went on a vacation to the Middle East with most of his family, including his mother-in-law. “During their vacation, and while they were visiting Jerusalem, George’s mother-in-law died. “With the death certificate in hand, more

  • The Secret To Ruth's Greatness Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Feb 14, 2012
    based on 7 ratings

    A sermon that lists 4 words; one from each of the 4 chapters that summarizes both the chapter and the secret of Ruth's greatness.

    Title: The secret to Ruth's greatness Introduction •By New Testament times, the book of Ruth was included on a scroll with four other books that were read publicly at the feasts of Israel. •The book of Ruth was read at the Feast of Harvest (Pentecost) because much of the story more

  • You Can’t Run Away From Problems Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 31, 2009
    based on 8 ratings

    In Ruth 1 1-5 we see the danger of trying to run away from our problems illustrated

    It is an undeniable fact that many of the life’s problems we grapple with in the present are the result of what has happened to us in the past, whether as a result of our own deliberate choices or because of circumstances which were quite beyond our control. The person we are today is a product more

  • New Beginnings Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 15, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    In Ruth 1:19-22 we see a New Beginning moving from a 1) Total Loss to a 2) Total Gain.

    The chalk cliffs of Beachy Head on England’s south coast are the British answer to the Golden Gate Bridge: a place of beauty and stillness that has a terrible allure, both practical and aesthetic, for suicidal people. Neil and Kazumi Puttick, a married couple jumped to their deaths on the evening more

  • Ruth: Quitting Is Not An Option Series

    Contributed by Ralph Juthman on Feb 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    This part 1 of a series on the life of Ruth. The theme is how God providentially moves in the lives of those who commit to Him.

    RUTH: QUITTING IS NOT AN OPTION Ruth 1:1-22 By Pastor Ralph Juthman INTRODUCTION: Illustration- Ladies/Men Answer this Question, what is the title of your favotite movie, TV show or book ( other than the Bible). There are obvious differences. Personally, I like movies/tv shows and more

  • Ruth: A Love That's Amazing Series

    Contributed by Ralph Juthman on Feb 22, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    The third part of the series in Ruth.

    Ruth: A Love That Amazes Ruth 3; 1 John 4:7 Pastor Ralph Juthman INTRODUCTION: ( Read 1 John 4:7) 7Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. There is nothing so immeasurable or as important as God’s love and yet more

  • A Disturbed Family Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Feb 4, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    The opening scene of the book is tragic for we find three graves in Moab. Let’s notice the story behind these 3 graves.

    Edward Boone said, "The book of Ruth is the history of a Jewish family, who, like the prodigal of Luke fifteen, went into the far country of Moab and there "began to be in want." W.G. Heslop writes, “The book of Ruth consists of less than 100 verses, and yet it would be impossible to exhaust more

  • A Perfect Picture Of Grace

    Contributed by James May on Aug 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    This sermon is about the types of Christ and the church as seen in the relationship between Ruth and Naomi. We all walk according to a perfect place in God’s perfect grace.

    A Perfect Picture of Grace Sunday, August 12, 2007 – AM By Pastor Jim May Ruth Chapter 2:1-3 The Old Testament is filled with types and shadows of the coming Christ. There are many stories that give us insight into the relationship that Jesus has with his Bride, the church. But there more

  • A Decent Proposal Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Jul 7, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    The marriage proposal between Ruth and Boaz, shown as an example of stepping out in faith. Part of my ongoing series in Ruth.

    Ruth 3 – “ A Decent Proposal” By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni July 1, 2007 Text Ru 3:1 One day Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, should I not try to find a home for you, where you will be well provided for? 2 Is not Boaz, with whose servant girls more

  • Faith In God Works Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Jul 11, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Concluding my series on the book of Ruth, focusing on how Ruth’s faith in God saw her through her tragedy and into God’s blessing.

    Ruth 4 – Faith in God works By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni July 8, 2007 Introduction/Review We have been following the lives of two widows, Naomi and Ruth. Naomi is Ruth’s mother-in-law, and she is past the age of remarriage and child bearing. Without assistance more