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Strap on the sandals of Naomi as we journey through the book of Ruth Part 2

It's been said that the best way to understand someone is to walk a mile in their shoes. So today you are invited to strap on the sandals of Naomi. Discover how the book of Ruth is as much Naomi's story.

Join us for a game-changing discussion about Ruth Part 1

We can learn a lot from the prominent men in the Bible: guys like David, Paul, and Peter. But the women of Scripture can have just as much of an impact! Today our special guest Carolyn James starts a new study with us on the radical and surprising story of Ruth.

Finding significance in the missing portions of Ruth’s story Part 22

Sometimes it’s what the author of a story doesn’t say, that leaves a lasting impact.

When looking back on your life, can you see the hand of God at work? Part 21

Sometimes decisions we make appear insignificant in the moment, but turn out to have great significance in the long run. Let's share an insightful discussion on the book of Ruth.

Gain insight into how God works in the lives of everyday, ordinary people Part 20

When you think of the story of Ruth in the Bible, the subject of prayer doesn’t typically come to mind. The blessings, or prayers in the story, offer insight into how God works in our lives.

Find out how God uses each of us in extraordinary ways Part 19

So often we think our lives are too ordinary to be used by God. If you’re a follower of God, your life has purpose! Find encouragement for today.

What theology means, and how it impacts our understanding of the book of Ruth Part 18

Each of us has a theology we live by. We have an opinion about who God is, or isn’t, what He does, or doesn’t, do.

The relevance of this small, but important, book in the Bible Part 17

According to the “Discover the Word” team, there’s a reason the book of Ruth was included in the Scriptures, and it’s not just to add a little romance to the Old Testament!

God uses all of us to accomplish His purposes Part 16

When you study the lineage of Jesus Christ in the Bible, you see a number of people included that just don’t seem to fit! Women such as Ruth from Moab, Rahab the prostitute, even King David who was an adulterer.

God’s doing mighty things in ordinary people, even when we don’t realize it! Part 15

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

God Is At Work - The Story of Ruth Part IV - The Providence of God, Part 15 of 23

TEXT: "Also the neighbor women gave him a name, saying, 'There is a son born to Naomi.'  And they called his name Obed.  He is the father of Jesse, the father of David" (Ruth 4:17).


How the community of believers is called to support parents Part 14

It’s not easy raising kids! Especially when you don’t have a strong support system behind you. Let's study the book of Ruth and find guidance for the church today.

View a vignette of domestic life in ancient Israel when Ruth gives birth to a son Part 13

Baby showers are a celebration of life. An opportunity for family to gather around a new mother in anticipation of their little bundle of joy.

Welcoming those on the fringe into relationship Part 12

If you’ve ever been the new kid on the block, you know how difficult life can be as an outsider. A powerful reminder that Jesus Christ is the ultimate role model.

When we love others the way God loves us, we put their needs before our own Part 11

The Bible is filled with timeless truths, and examples of men and women living out their faith in daily life.

See God’s loyal love lived out in every day life Part 10

The Hebrew term hesed isn’t something you hear every day. Yet, the principle behind the word holds incredible meaning for the follower of God.