Lessons from Ruth

Today’s reading: Ruth 1-4 No matter what I’m reading in my Bible (a real life account like Ruth, Old Testament laws, genealogies, instructions on living for Christ, etc.), my approach is to ask myself “What is it from this particular verse, passage,...

Mara No More

Today’s reading: Ruth 4:13-22; Jeremiah 29:11 The final chapter of Ruth is so encouraging. What a turnaround for Ruth and Naomi since we first met them in Ruth 1 when they were feeling devastated because of the extreme circumstances they were facing. Although I...

Wise Operator

Today’s reading: Ruth 4:1-12 As we move into Ruth 4, Boaz remains the front and center character of the Book of Ruth. In this chapter, however, what’s taking place is business related, having to do with Boaz redeeming Naomi’s property which would...

Right and Righteous

Today’s reading: Psalm 119:137-144 (Tsadhe) Three verses of eight in Psalm 119:137-144 drive home the message of God’s perfect nature and the completeness of His Word. Verse 137: Righteous are you, O LORD, and right are your rules. Verse 142: Your...

Tears to Action

Today’s reading: Psalm 119:129-136 (Pe) Psalm 119:136 resonated with me today. It’s no secret. The rejection of God and His Word and the mocking of those who have chosen to follow God are becoming the norm in our world. It grieves my heart. “My eyes...