Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Book of Ruth- May Bible Studies- Week 4- Day 4

Scripture
14 The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. May he become famous throughout Israel! 15 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 seven sons, has given him birth.”

Psalm 30:11New International Version (NIV)

11 You turned my wailing into dancing;
    you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy

Observation
Everything turned out for the best in the end. Naomi was given a son again and all was well. 

Application
Follow's GODs words and you will receive your blessing.  He knows what you need and will give it to you.

Prayer
Dear LORD, I await to receive your blessings like these women did in your time.
AMEN. 



Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Book of Ruth- May Bible Studies- Week 4- Day 3

scripture

Ruth 4:11-12New International Version (NIV)

11 Then the elders and all the people 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 family of Israel. May you have standing in Ephrathah and be famous in Bethlehem. 12 Through the offspring the Lord gives you by this young woman, may your family be like that of Perez, whom Tamar bore to Judah

Observation

God made good the promise of providing for Ruth  and Naomi when they put their trust in him.

Application
Everything will work out in the end as GOD has promised. We just need to put our faith in him.

Prayer
Give me the strength to hold on like Ruth and Naomi in my hours of darkness where I am facing difficult challenges.
AMEN.


Monday, 22 May 2017

Book of Ruth- May Bible Studies- Week 4- Day 2

Scripture

Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses this day that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and to Mahlon. 10 Also Ruth the Moabite, the widow of Mahlon, I have bought to be my wife, to perpetuate the name of the dead in his inheritance, that the name of the dead may not be cut off from among his brothers and from the gate of his native place. You are witnesses this day.”

Observation
As predicted by Naomi, Ruth was redeemed by Boaz and she was given a new life with him. Everything was done by the book.

Application
Everything worked out in the end.  Even though there was a lot of uncertainty however Ruth's faith saw her through. She got what she deserved. 

Prayer
Dear  Lord,
help me keep the faith and be patient enough to wait till it's time for me  to receive all the blessings that you have bestowed upon me.
Amen. 



Sunday, 21 May 2017

Book of Ruth- May Bible Studies- Week 4- Day 1

Scripture

Ruth 4:5-6

Then Boaz said, “The day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you also acquire Ruth[a] the Moabite, the widow of the dead, in order to perpetuate the name of the dead in his inheritance.” Then the redeemer said, “I cannot redeem it for myself, lest I impair my own inheritance. Take my right of redemption yourself, for I cannot redeem it.”


Observation
Boaz played by the rules and seeked the 1st in line's opinion before claiming the right of redemption for himself.

Application
Do what you should do so that you will get what you need and be blessed by GOD. There is a proper order to everything.

Prayer
Dear GOD,
help me understand your ways and follow your instructions so I too may have the inheritance that you have prepared for me.

AMEN.



Thursday, 18 May 2017

Book of Ruth- May Bible Studies- Week 3- Day 5

Scripture

Ruth 3:14-15English Standard Version (ESV)

14 So she lay at his feet until the morning, but arose before one could recognize another. And he said, “Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor.” 15 And he said, “Bring the garment you are wearing and hold it out.” So she held it, and he measured out six measures of barley and put it on her. Then she went into the city

Observation
Ruth did as her mother in law told her.w She had faith that everything will turn out well. She got her payment.

Application
God rewards those who listen to him. He gives them his blessings.

Prayer
Dear LORD,
help me keep the faith in you so that I too may receive blessings from you.

AMEN.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Book of Ruth- May Bible Studies- Week 3- Day 4

Ruth 3:12-13English Standard Version (ESV)

12 And now it is true that I am a redeemer. Yet there is a redeemer nearer than I. 13 Remain tonight, and in the morning, if he will redeem you, good; let him do it. But if he is not willing to redeem you, then, as the Lord lives, I will redeem you. Lie down until the morning.”

Observation
As what Naomi had predicted. The redeemer was willing to redeem Ruth to be his own.

Application
Everything happens as based on the plan by GOD. Follow his instructions so that you be able to get what you need.

Prayer
God knows what is best for you. He has mapped out your life so that you will be provided for.
AMEN.


Monday, 15 May 2017

Book of Ruth - May Bible Studies- Week 3- Day 2

Scripture
Ruth 3:8-9
In the middle of the night something startled the man; he turned—and there was a woman lying at his feet!
“Who are you?” he asked.
“I am your servant Ruth,” she said. “Spread the corner of your garment over me, since you are a guardian-redeemer[a] of our family

Observation
Ruth did whatever her mother in law told her. She was obedient and followed instructions.

Application
Things will work out as GOD has planned. He knows what we need and will provide. Place your faith in him.

Prayer
Dear LORD,
help me develop iron clad faith in you like Ruth has.
AMEN.