Day 25: {because} You love me?

He shall be to you a restorer of life and a nourisher of your old age, for your daughter-in-law who loves you, who is more to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.”  Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her lap and became his nurse.  And the women of the neighborhood gave him … Continue reading Day 25: {because} You love me?

Day 22: Is not your yoke easy and your burden {light}?

This scripture is sure to raise an eyebrow and cause our modern day skin to crawl and a shudder to run down our spines as we are justified in rejecting the idea of women being purchased as a bride.  I'm in full agreement.  Not at all should we think it's ok in any way shape or form for another human being to be purchased by another.

Day 21: Will I {give} my sandal in pledge?

“Then I can’t redeem it,” the family redeemer replied, “because this might endanger my own estate. You redeem the land; I cannot do it.”   Now in those days it, was the custom in Israel for anyone transferring a right of purchase to remove his sandal and hand it to the other party. This publicly validated … Continue reading Day 21: Will I {give} my sandal in pledge?

Day 15: If I have found favor in Your eyes, Lord, why wouldn’t I {remain}?

"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."  Ruth 3:13 esv   {Remain}  Also abide.  Stay in.  Attached to. From my study of Ruth so … Continue reading Day 15: If I have found favor in Your eyes, Lord, why wouldn’t I {remain}?