If you remember S&H Green Stamps, you are familiar with the concept of redemption! Synonyms for redemption include “ransom,” “bargaining,” “trading,” and “deliverance.” As we look at Ruth’s situation, we learn deliverance comes at a cost.
An electrical transformer changes the amount of voltage flowing through a circuit. What comes out of the transformer has been changed from what it was. Today we discover a transformation taking place in Ruth’s life. Ruth leaves the situation much different than when she enters it. Her experience teaches us that only God transforms lives.
You’ve heard the saying “Good help is hard to find” but the Bible presents a different opinion. According to God’s Word, finding help is not difficult – if you know where to look. Watch as the story of Ruth continues to unfold, teaching us that finding help is not difficult if you can identify the […]
Naomi and Ruth’s life in Bethlehem was very ordinary. Arriving back in Bethlehem after a 10-year absence meant much needed to be done to set-up housekeeping. Very quickly, Ruth has Naomi in good standing. Ruth’s story is very much like a painting, simple elements in the hands of a gifted Artist. Discover with Ruth that […]
Life is like a highway with construction signs. We hear that work is occurring in our life; pastor states God is “doing something” but either we do not see it, or it does not fit the repairs and additions we hoped would be part of the project. Naomi’s story continues in the book of Ruth […]
Early in the story of Ruth, we meet a family going through drastic change – from living in luxury to fleeing to a foreign country for economic shelter and provision. Is this how God treats His children? The important lesson to be learned from this passage is to trust God even when life changes.
Welcome to 2021! As we start the New Year, there is a tremendous opportunity to focus our minds toward goals and aspirations. Andrew Eldred, our guest speaker, shows us from the book of Philippians that God’s plan for us is to show unity in our efforts. Listen as Andrew shares how that unity functions and […]
Home. The mention of the word brings memories, ideas, smells, and emotions to mind. As we conclude our series on home, we look to the future. God’s Word tells us about our future home; your home today is designed to point to the greater reality that awaits in your future home. Join us in John […]
Home. The mention of the word brings memories, ideas, smells, and emotions to mind. Today we focus on the need for love in the home. Without love, a home is cold, lifeless, and unproductive. Join us as we discover that love is the heartbeat of the home.