Ruth 4

Introduction We've come today to the last part in the four-part story of Ruth. It's a true story. That is, it's history and not fiction. These are real people and they're not made up. And in the first part of this true story, Naomi went from Bethlehem to the land of Moab with her husband … Continue reading Ruth 4

Ruth 3

Introduction Previously in the book of Ruth: Elimelech, a man from Bethlehem, set out with his wife, Naomi, and their two sons to go to the land of Moab because there was a famine in the land of Israel. While they were in Moab, Elimelech died, leaving his wife and two sons. The two sons … Continue reading Ruth 3

Ruth 2

Introduction We began to study the book of Ruth last week when we spent our time on chapter 1. Do you remember the story so far? There was this man from Bethlehem called Elimelech, who took his wife and their two sons and moved from Bethlehem in the land of Judah to live in Moab … Continue reading Ruth 2

Ruth 1

Introduction Today we're beginning a new series of sermons on the book of Ruth. As you can see, if you have your Bible open, it's a short book: only four chapters long. And it's a love story. That is, it's a true love story which is historical and not fiction. And it's about how Ruth, … Continue reading Ruth 1