Good Things Come In Small Packages

The book of Ruth reminds us that good things come in small packages. It is a quick read checking in at just four chapters/85 verses. Furthermore, it is tucked in between more expansive books like Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel. It almost seems like an afterthought—what is such a tiny book doing among theseContinue reading “Good Things Come In Small Packages”

Surprised By God

The story of Ruth must have knocked the socks (or at least the sandals) off of its Jewish audience. It’s the account of a young Moabite woman who, rather than remain in a pagan land with her people upon the death of her Jewish husband, made the radical decision to accompany her mother-in-law (Naomi) toContinue reading “Surprised By God”