The main characters in the book of Ruth are two women and the story is told from their viewpoint. But Boaz has a significant role in the events that unfold, and he is central to the outcome. The story of Boaz in the Bible is important because of the underlying message it reveals. There is a hint of what is to follow and the basis of the hope that we now depend on.Continue reading “Why is The Story of Boaz in The Bible Important?”
What Does it Mean to Guard Your Heart Above All Things?
There are many verses in the Biblical book of Proverbs, that have become popular sayings today. They were written by king Solomon and are widely recognized as words of wisdom. After all, that was God’s gift to him and, through these words, to us. Some of the sayings are clear and easy to understand, but others cause us to pause and reflect. Guard your heart above ALL things is one of those proverbs that makes you think, what does that really mean?Continue reading “What Does it Mean to Guard Your Heart Above All Things?”
Do You Know You Are Valuable to God?
So often we struggle with our identity and feel worthless because we have misguided ideas about our value. But do you know you are valuable to God? His valuation is not determined by how important we are, or even how useful. God’s ways are different, and so much higher, than our ways. Reading and absorbing the truth of God’s word has the power to change our lives as we become secure in our true identity. We are valued by God and His word reveals why…Continue reading “Do You Know You Are Valuable to God?”
Women Prophets in the Bible – Who Were They?
Does it come as a surprise that there are women prophets in the Bible, or maybe that there are more than you thought? But who were they? There is a list here of inspiring women, who prophesied, from the Old and New Testament Scriptures. Some are only mentioned briefly while others are women who fulfilled their godly calling, who were bold and courageous to speak God’s word. And more than that, they acted in faith and sought to honor God through their actions. We will explore who they were, but before we do that let’s first examine exactly what is a prophetess.Continue reading “Women Prophets in the Bible – Who Were They?”
3 Relevant Lessons From The Life of Miriam!
Miriam’s story appears in Scripture as part of the bigger picture of God rescuing and redeeming the nation of Israel. But she had a role, and an important one. There are spiritual lessons from the life of Miriam that have a relevant message for us today. Sometimes we may feel small and insignificant in the light of national events. But, as Miriam’s story reveals, God cares deeply and is interested in each one of us!Continue reading “3 Relevant Lessons From The Life of Miriam!”
3 Obstacles That Keep Us From God
There are many factors that can affect our faith because none of us are immune from life’s troubles. It is misleading to imply that when we become a Christian all our problems are solved. There will still be challenges, they are part of our journey through life and cannot be avoided. But are there obstacles that keep us from God? And if so, what are they?Continue reading “3 Obstacles That Keep Us From God”