There was just the Missus and me here for this gathering, in Ontario’s state of emergency during the Coronavirus pandemic. But Ruth 4 speaks to the situation we face. You can watch the conclusion of this series, which begins at 09:16.
Ever wonder about the earliest occurrence of a Harlequin Romance? How about Ruth chapter 3? In this message (which begins at 27:54), we take a look at principles we can learn about God and faith from the proposal of a Moabite woman to an Israelite man. We even manage to relate it to the Coronavirus pandemic!
In Ruth 2, we see the story of how this Moabite daughter-in-law of the Israelite, Naomi, shows covenant faithfulness by gleaning from a field that, it turns out, is owned by a relative of her late husband. What can this teach us? Have a listen! The message begins at 29:43, or you can view the entire service below.
Technology wasn’t on my side today. The whole service was recorded, but with no video! So rather than have you watch a whole service with a black screen, I’ve opted to upload only the message, so you can listen to my talk called “Selfless Care” from Ruth 1. It’s about the concept of covenant faithfulness, and how that can impact our lives as family members and as followers of Jesus. Give a listen: