Naomi…Showing God’s Pure Love

Read: RUTH 1:6-19 Naomi and Ruth Return to Bethlehem  When Naomi heard in Moab that the Lord had come to the aid of his people by providing food for them, she and her daughters-in-law prepared to return home from there. With her two daughters-in-law she left the place where she had been living and set out on the road that would…

Your God will be My God…

“Have we come to the point where God can withdraw His blessings from us without our trust in Him being affected? Once we truly see God at work, we will never be concerned again about the things that happen, because we are actually trusting in our Father in heaven, whom the world cannot see.” ~Oswald…

Take Action! Lessons from Ruth…

Read: Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer he had mentioned came along. Boaz said, “Come over here, my friend, and sit down.” So he went over and sat down. Boaz took ten of the elders of the town and said, “Sit here,” and they did so. Then he said…

Ruth-A Story of Obedience and Trust…

READ: (or listen on the YouVersion app) The book of Ruth CONSIDER: As I listened to the story of Ruth on my bible app – I was immediately drawn to the beautiful relationship between Ruth and her mother-in-law, Naomi. The depth of their commitment to one another is relatable yet puzzling. Relatable because I lost…

Fight Like Jael…

READ: Judges 4:9-24 “Very well,” she replied, “I will go with you. But you will receive no honor in this venture, for the Lord’s victory over Sisera will be at the hands of a woman.” So Deborah went with Barak to Kedesh. At Kedesh, Barak called together the tribes of Zebulun and Naphtali, and 10,000 warriors…

Leading With God’s Agenda…the Story of Deborah

Read: Judges 4:1-10 Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord, now that Ehudwas dead. So the Lord sold them into the hands of Jabin king of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor. Sisera, the commander of his army, was based in Harosheth Haggoyim. Because he had nine hundred chariots fitted with iron and had cruelly oppressed the Israelites for twenty years, they cried to…

Rahab…Trusting God Enough to Move

Read: Joshua 2:1-21 (The Message) Joshua son of Nun secretly sent out from Shittim two men as spies: “Go. Look over the land. Check out Jericho.” They left and arrived at the house of a harlot named Rahab and stayed there. The king of Jericho was told, “We’ve just learned that men arrived tonight to…