September 27, 2010
We’re tempted to look at the story of Ruth and Boaz through twenty-first-century eyes. And as a result, we see a story filled with romance.
September 24, 2010
The love a parent has for his or her child is just one example of the sacrificial, loyal love known in the Bible as hesed.
September 23, 2010
Do you know someone who reflects a loyal love in his or her interactions with others? The biblical term “hesed,” is a dynamic word for loyal, selfless love.
September 22, 2010
Some of the messages in the Bible seem counter-intuitive to us in the twenty-first century, but God’s prescription always works!
September 21, 2010
He gets down on one knee, she says yes, and they live happily ever after. While every proposal is unique, they typically follow a common pattern.
September 20, 2010
Character greatly influences the choices we make. And when faced with the option to do the right thing, or go another way, integrity makes all the difference!
September 17, 2010
It’s important to understand the culture in which a Bible passage is written, so we can accurately interpret, and apply, that passage to our lives today. Let’s study the historical context of Ruth chapter three, to understand a risky choice Ruth made.
September 16, 2010
There are passages in the Bible that appear pretty risqué at first glance. When we understand the culture, we find that things aren’t always as they seem!
September 15, 2010
Is it ever right to do something wrong—with good motives and for a good end result? Let’s tackle the difficult question: Do the ends justify the means?
September 14, 2010
Every follower of God knows the tug-of-war between waiting patiently on Him, and taking action. Let’s discuss this sensitive balance as we study the book of Ruth, and learn practical tools for our life.