Monthly Archives: May 2022

Boaz loves Ruth

20220531 Boaz loves Ruth Ruth 2:14-16 Ruth 2:14 At mealtime Boaz told her, “Come over here and have some bread and dip it in the vinegar sauce.” So she sat beside the harvesters, and he offered her roasted grain. She … Continue reading

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already rewarded

20220530 already rewarded Ruth 2:8-13 (JDV) Ruth 2:8 Boaz said to Ruth, “Listen, my daughter. Don’t go and gather grain in another field, and don’t leave this one, but stay here close to my female servants. Ruth 2:9 See which … Continue reading

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will you let me …?

20220529 Ruth 2:1-7 (JDV) will you let me …? Ruth 2:1 Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side. He was a prominent man of noble character from Elimelech’s clan.1 His name was Boaz. Ruth 2:2 Ruth the Moabitess … Continue reading

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divine coincidence

20220528 divine coincidence Ruth 1:22 (JDV) Ruth 1:22 So Naomi came back from the territory of Moab with her daughter-in-law Ruth the Moabitess. They arrived in Bethlehem at the beginning of the barley harvest. divine coincidence Naomi and Ruth’s travel … Continue reading

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Can this be Naomi?

20220527 Can this be Naomi? Ruth 1:19-21 (JDV) Ruth 1:19 The two of them traveled until they came to Bethlehem. When they entered Bethlehem, the whole town was excited about their arrival and the local women exclaimed, “Can this be … Continue reading

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would we welcome Ruth?

20220526 would we welcome Ruth? Ruth 1:15-18 (JDV) Ruth 1:15 Naomi said, “Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods. Follow your sister-in-law.” Ruth 1:16 But Ruth replied: Don’t plead with me to abandon you … Continue reading

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beyond ordinary wisdom

20220525 beyond ordinary wisdom Ruth 1:6-14 (JDV) Ruth 1:6 She and her daughters-in-law set out to return from the country of Moab, because she had heard in Moab that Yahveh1 had paid attention to his people’s need by providing them … Continue reading

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lost everything?

20220524 lost everything? Ruth 1:1-5 (JDV) Ruth 1:1 It happened in the days of the judges, there was a famine in the land. A man left Bethlehem in Judah with his wife and two sons to stay in the territory … Continue reading

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what is falsely called knowledge

20220523 what is falsely called knowledge 1 Timothy 6:20-21 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:20 Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding irreverent and empty speech and contradictions from what is falsely called knowledge. 1 Timothy 6:21 By professing it, … Continue reading

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a word to the “masters”

20220522 a word to the “masters” 1 Timothy 6:17-19 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:17 Direct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who … Continue reading

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