Just like those who lived in Old Testament times, we live in a fallen world. Study the book of Ruth for insight into what it means to love others, and to trust God in the twenty-first century.
When you’re planning your wedding, the last thing you want is for your fiancé to have second thoughts! Join in another thought-provoking discussion.
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.
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.
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.
Some of the messages in the Bible seem counter-intuitive to us in the twenty-first century, but God’s prescription always works!
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.
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!
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.
Examine one passage in Ruth chapter three, and discover that things aren’t always as they seem Part 3
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!
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.
If you’ve received help from a friend or family member, you know the impact kindness can have on life. Let's reflect on the ways God shows loving-kindness to those who follow Him.
God uses ordinary people like you and me to bless others in need. Perhaps, for instance, you’ve been the recipient of financial help from a friend, just when you needed it most.