How can we know that God will keep his promises to us? The Lord made a deal with Abram to show His trustworthiness, and it apples to us too!
Ruth and Boaz are sterling moral examples. Their lives should challenge and inspire us. But this isn’t a story about moralism, it’s a story about redemption. Ruth and Boaz point beyond themselves to a much bigger story!
In part 4 of our study of Ruth, we take a look at how Ruth makes a bold move to secure a better life for herself and for her mother in law, Naomi. We also look at the power of names, or what people call us, can have on us.
What do people really find attractive. Of course there is the physical attraction, that can fade very quickly once you get to know a person. What is an attractive quality? It’s the character and integrity we display and the kindness and gentleness we demonstrate to those around us. Ruth 2 helps us identify this truth.
What the world calls great is a constantly moving target, based on changing fads and preferences; either that, or it requires exceptional talent, beauty or skill. But what God calls greatness, actual greatness, is never out of your reach.