Teaching on Ruth

Teaching on Ruth

Ruth 2:4-23 – Love at First Sight

One of my favorites love songs of all time is Roberta Flack’s 1972 hit “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.” The first couplet goes like this:     The first time ever I saw your face     I thought the sun rose in your eyesIn those two lines, Flack was singing about love at first sight: the kind of love Boaz experienced the first time he laid his eyes on…

Ruth 1:6-2:3 – Elroy

C. H. Spurgeon said the following about the sovereignty of God, “There is no attribute more comforting to His children than that of God’s sovereignty. Under the most adverse circumstances, in the most severe trials, they believe that sovereignty has ordained their afflictions, that sovereignty overrules them, and that sovereignty will sanctify them all. There is…

Ruth 1:1-5 – Hopeless Times! Really!

G.K. Chesterton in his work Signs of the Times said, “Hope means hoping when things are hopeless, or it is not virtue at all…As long as matters are really hopeful, hope is mere flattery or platitude. It is only when everything is hopeless that hope begins to be strength.”   As we begin to look at the Book of Ruth today we will see that the main character lived…