Tag: Ruth

  • Biblical Principle #251: The Avenger of Blood

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, in certain situations, God permitted innocent Israelite bloodshed to be avenged. Explanation We previously established that, from GOD’s viewpoint, shedding innocent blood pollutes the land where that bloodshed occurs, and only the bloodshed of the guilty can undo that pollution. An Eternal Truth While this Principle…

  • October 19 – The Genealogies of Jesus

    Reading Matt. 1:1-17 Luke 3:23b-38 Devotional Today’s reading is a listing of the family lineage of Jesus. Matthew records the ancestry from Joseph’s perspective (Jesus’ earthly father), whereas Luke apparently records it from Mary’s perspective (Jesus’ mother). There are several righteous people among Jesus’ forefathers, including Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Boaz (husband of Ruth), David, Asa,…

  • March 22 – The Loyalty of Ruth

    Reading Ruth 1:1-4:22 Devotional During the time of the judges there was an Israelite named Elimelech. Elimelech had a wife named Naomi and two sons. There was a famine in the land of Israel and Elimelech moved his family to the land of Moab to find food. While in Moab, Elimelech died. Elimelech’s sons married…