Archive | Ruth

1 John 4:18 – God’s Perfect Love

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There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. I JOHN 4:18 NAS My children are . . . wonderful. And rotten. Sometimes, when I threaten punishment for some infraction or another, they just giggle. Can you believe […]

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Technically Challenged Author Forced into Longer Titles for Better SEO

Little bride

Wow. I’m almost out of breath just typing that title. But it has been suggested by this person that I use longer titles with more specific key-words. I have mentally kicked and hollered and thrown a fit, because I prefer cute, snappy titles. But when it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), cute and snappy […]

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Guest Post: You are cordially invited . . .

Silverware Setting

Today’s post is written by my friend, Pam. Be sure and stop by *her blog!* You will love her. ********** Matthew 22:1-10 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying; “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. He sent his servants to those who had been […]

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Beauty and the Beast

Happy Weekend, Dear Readers! This week, as I was looking for wonderful things to share with you, I found a couple of beauties. And one beast. The first beauty I found was ***this poem***, written by Megan Breedlove. I actually went to college with her husband, Phillip. When a bunch of old college buddies reconnected […]

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The Bigger Picture

Ruth 4:17 – 22 “The women living there said, ‘Naomi has a son.’ And they named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David. This, then, is the family line of Perez: Perez was the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram, Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father […]

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The End of the Story

Ruth 4:16 “Then Naomi took the child, laid him in her lap, and cared for him.” As I read this verse, I can’t help but think of my son. Foster James. Six years old, and at the moment, bald-headed, because he decided to cut his own hair last week. The results were something similar to […]

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My Famous Father

Ruth 4:14 – 15 “The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without a kinsman-redeemer. May he become famous throughout Israel! He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age. For your daughter-in-law, who loves you and who is better to you than […]

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Gift from God

Ruth 4:13 “So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. Then he went to her, and the Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.” I have two wonderful, beautiful, mischievous, rambunctious children. They fill my heart with joy in a way I never could have imagined before I had […]

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Best Wishes

Ruth 4:11 – 12 “Then the elders and all those at the gate said, “We are witnesses. May the Lord make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, who together built up the house of Israel. May you have standing in Ephrathah and be famous in Bethlehem. Through the offspring […]

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Mr. So-and-So

Ruth 4:8 – 10 “So the kinsman-redeemer said to Boaz, ‘Buy it yourself.’ And he removed his sandal. Then Boaz announced to the elders and all the people, ‘Today you are witnesses that I have bought from Naomi all the property of Elimelech, Kilion and Mahlon. I have also acquired Ruth the Moabitess, Mahlon’s widow, […]

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