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Explore the art of translation, and the implications it has on understanding God’s Word Part 42

Translating the Bible from its original language is a tedious and complicated assignment.

The Old Testament word "hesed," and the profound meaning it has for us today Part 41

God is loyal to His children. His love will never waver. And He’s promised to stay with us, no matter what we say or do.

Discover the lasting impact when we welcome others around our table Part 40

Whether it’s a holiday feast, or a simple meal with friends, memories of loved ones gathered at our dinner table warm our hearts. Another practical lesson from the book of Ruth.

The art of expressing our gratitude Part 39

Have you ever had someone express thanks, but you could tell it was disingenuous?

Knowing how to help others without offending them Part 38

Have you ever tried to help someone, only to have it backfire on you? Let's touch on the sensitive issue of knowing the appropriate time, and way, to help others without injuring their pride.

Discover what it means to have the “gift of helps” Part 37

Most of us are intentional about extending kindness to someone in their time of need. But some people have a special gift for helping others, and building them up.

Enjoy an illustration of what the Discover the Word team calls the “gift of helps” Part 36

If you’ve received help and encouragement from a friend or mentor, then you know firsthand how a kind word, or thoughtful gesture can impact a life.

What it means to have the gift of encouragement Part 35

Do you know someone who always offers an encouraging word? Or someone who’s always ready to lend a helping hand?

How God uses a surrendered life Part 34

When we turn our lives over to God’s saving grace, it changes the way we treat those we come into contact with. Timeless lessons from the book of Ruth.

Gain insight from the book of Ruth on how to interact with others Part 33

Our past experiences often cloud the way we view those around us. It’s not easy being objective when we meet someone new! A discussion on relationships.

An insightful look at the first encounter of Ruth and Boaz Part 32

Our character is often revealed in the way we treat men and women we meet, regardless of their station in life.

Have you transferred your issues with human authority over to God? Part 31

When we witness an abuse of power, it’s natural to question authority and be reserved in giving allegiance to those who lead us.

Receive powerful lessons for life from the book of Ruth Part 30

How we approach God is affected by the way we view Him. Is God your companion, your buddy, or the King over your life? Let's discuss our prayer life, and remember that God is on the throne!

Discover how culture and democracy shape our view of God and His Word Part 29

The culture you grew up in not only affects the way you view life, but it affects the way you read the Bible and respond to it.

A helpful lesson on respect in our relationships Part 28

Friday, August 20, 2010

God Is At Work - The Story of Ruth Part II - A "Chance" Meeting, Part 28 of 44

TEXT: "While Ruth was there, Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters.  'The Lord be with you!' he said.  'The Lord bless you!' the harvesters replied.  Then Boaz asked his foreman, 'Who is that girl over…