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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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clinging to Mara

Ruth 1 “LORD, are you there?  Do you listen to the prayers of a Moabite woman?  I thought you loved me.  You brought a wonderful family into my life, and showed me what it is like to live within your … Continue reading

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