God did not make us because He was lonely, or because He wanted someone to talk to, and certainly not because He was relationally needy.
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It appears roughly 800 times in the Old and New Testaments.
They were first wrecked and then redeemed financially, relationally, spiritually and generationally.
Can I get an amen?
It's one of the greatest love stories in all of Scripture.
To say the least, it's complicated.
Are you experiencing a burning-bush moment?
Ruth needed the sort of courtship detailed in Scripture.
The themes of the hero of this section of Ruth ultimately illustrate the hero of all of Scripture, Jesus Christ.
Some preachers avoid this topic entirely—much to the detriment of the church.
One has to ask if these preachers ever had one course helping them to understand the Hebrew Bible and its application to the New Covenant era. I doubt it.
There are three kinds of people in the world.
God doesn't use His proverbial wings to fly from us, but rather cover us that we might have safety, refuge and joy.
Is "good luck" actually a biblical concept?
The word "Trinity" isn't anywhere in the Bible. So how do we know God is actually three in one?
Unlike so many religious types whose religiosity doesn't allow them to accept reality, Naomi spoke frankly and truthfully about her heart.
Ruth displays a faith perhaps even greater than Abraham's.
For the good to begin, the bad must end.
Thankfully, there is a simple solution: Jesus.
An angel never arrives, God never speaks, and a miracle never happens in Ruth. But God was quietly, subtly and certainly at work.