Reasonably speaking

Then Naomi said to her, “Just be patient, my daughter, until we hear what happens. The man won’t rest until he has settled things today.”Ruth 3:18 NLT In this passage, Boaz had to be careful that he was doing the right thing. He had to check with another man that it was ok to proceed,…

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No waste

Ruth fell at his feet and thanked him warmly. “What have I done to deserve such kindness?” she asked. “I am only a foreigner.” “Yes, I know,” Boaz replied. “But I also know about everything you have done for your mother-in-law since the death of your husband. I have heard how you left your father…

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Promises, promises

But Ruth replied, “Don’t ask me to leave you and turn back. Wherever you go, I will go; wherever you live, I will live. Your people will be my people, and your God will be my God. Wherever you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. May the Lord punish me severely…

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I only asked

But the Lord stood with me and gave me strength so that I might preach the Good News in its entirety for all the Gentiles to hear. And he rescued me from certain death.  Yes, and the Lord will deliver me from every evil attack and will bring me safely into his heavenly Kingdom. All…

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I am not I AM

“I know the Lord will bless me now,” Micah said, “because I have a Levite serving as my priest.”Judges 17:13 NLT There was a song by Gloria Gaynor which had a really bad attitude in the words. The title was “I am what I am” and it was a statement of total selfishness, self-interest and…

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