April 25 Ruth 4

April 25 Ruth 4 (ESV) Boaz Redeems Ruth 4:1 Now Boaz had gone up to the gate and sat down there. And behold, the redeemer, of whom Boaz had spoken, came by. So Boaz said, “Turn aside, friend; sit down here.” And he turned aside and sat down. 2 And he took ten men of the elders of … More April 25 Ruth 4

April 24 Ruth 2-3

April 24 Ruth 2-3  (ESV) Ruth Meets Boaz 2:1 Now Naomi had a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.” … More April 24 Ruth 2-3

Ruth: it’s a story for people who can’t imagine that anything great could ever come of their ordinary lives of faith.

We start reading the book of Ruth today, one of my favorite stories. Ruth: Sweet and Bitter Providence, sermon by John Piper It’s a story that shows how “God moves in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform.” It’s a story for people who wonder where God is when there are no dreams or visions … More Ruth: it’s a story for people who can’t imagine that anything great could ever come of their ordinary lives of faith.

April 23 Ruth 1

April 23 Ruth 1 (ESV) Naomi Widowed 1:1 In the days when the judges ruled there was a famine in the land, and a man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons. 2 The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his … More April 23 Ruth 1

Piper: You don’t have to write your theology in every line.

Today we read Ruth 2-3.  Here is  commentary from John Piper, in a series on Ruth, Ruth: Under the Wings of God But before we leave verses 1–7, did you sense a merciful providence behind all this? Notice verse 3: “So she set forth and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers; and she … More Piper: You don’t have to write your theology in every line.