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A warm devotional Bible study on the great story of Ruth.
It is a dark time in history as judges rule the land. In the small town of Bethlehem, in the country of Judah, a famine has come and decisions are made that will change the faith and fate of one family.
Elimelech and Naomi take their two sons and journey to the forbidden land of Moab in search of food. What they find there, and what they leave there, will forever mark their destiny.
Grab a cup of coffee and your Bible and join us as we meet a family you are certain to remember forever. Travel with us as we find the common thread, the one thing that is desired by all and offered to all. Redemption.
The book of Ruth has been called one of the finest literary works in all of the world’s writings. It was penned by an unknown author over 3000 years ago and yet its great message stands the test of time. It is a story of death, emptiness and great sorrow that turns to life, love and redemption. The providence of God is shown clearly throughout the story as the divine plan of salvation weaves its way among the various characters.
The Redemption of Ruth was born out of a daily email Bible study that was initially sent to a few close friends and then grew to a worldwide group of readers. This study is not intended to be a deep theological commentary on the story but a warm, engaging devotional read that is broken up in small chapters. While the Bible is filled with great theological concepts and important truths, the message of redemption runs clearly and simply from beginning to end with examples of the deep love that the Father has for His children.
We invite you to join us on this great journey through ancient lands as we see wonderful examples of the loving kindness that our God has for us. Our God, the mighty Creator of all that we see or know has provided a way to be in peaceful relationship with Him. That way is through the gift of Jesus that was sent to earth over two thousand years ago to die for our sins and rise again. It is our great hope that as you read this story penned over one thousand years before the birth of our Savior that you will clearly see the love that God has for you and trust that Jesus has paid the full price for your own redemption.