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Ruth 4 Commentary Summary Sermon

Ruth 4 Commentary

We continue in our Ruth 4 commentary… Ruth 4 Commentary: Verses 1 – 2 4:1 ¶ Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; So, this is the guy who is more closely related to Naomi and Ruth. unto whom he said, […]

Ruth 3 Commentary Meaning Summary Sermon

Ruth 3 Commentary

Ruth 3 Commentary: When we open to the 3rd chapter of the book of Ruth we’re coming into the middle of several story lines in the Bible. Story of Ruth First – obviously – we’re landing in the middle of the book of Ruth. We studied the first two chapters already. And in those chapters we […]

Ruth 2 Commentary Sermon Bible Study Summary

Ruth 2 Commentary

We continue in our Ruth 2 commentary… Ruth 2 Commentary: Verse 1 2:1 ¶ And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband’s, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz. Alright, so with 2:1 we have the end of the introductory material. Now we get to the action. But […]

Ruth 1 Commentary

Ruth 1 Commentary

Ruth 1 Commentary: Hope for Bethlehem. Anticipation of a king. These two issues are addressed in the book of Ruth. So, let’s start reading Ruth 1:1. Ruth 1 Commentary: Verses 1 and 2 KJV Ruth 1:1 ¶ Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. […]

Judges Bible Summary

Judges Bible Summary

Judges Bible Summary: Leads to the Book of Ruth As we prepare to study the biblical book of Ruth, let’s first make an attempt at a book of Judges summary. As we arrive at such a summary, I think what we encounter in the book of Ruth will be all the more encouraging. Judges Bible Summary: Moses, Joshua, …? […]

Judges 19 Commentary

Judges 19 Commentary

Open your Bible to Judges chapter 19. We’ll be finishing the book of Judges today. We’re going to see the climax of Israel’s Canaanization in this lesson. And it’s not pretty. Verse 1 of Judges 19. KJV Judges 19:1 ¶ And it came to pass in those days, when there was no king in Israel, No […]

Judges 17 Commentary

Judges 17 Commentary

Open your Bible to Judges chapter 17. The 17th chapter and our second to last lesson in the book of Judges. Judges 17:1-5 We’ve made it to the conclusion of the book. We’ve seen the progressive Canaanization of Israel throughout the first 16 chapters of this book. And we see more of this process in […]

Judges 16 Commentary

Judges 16 Commentary

So, God responds to Samson’s faith and mercifully revives him. And he goes on to judge Israel for 20 years. The end! No, just kidding. I wish it was the end. But unfortunately we have one more chapter left. And it’s the worst one yet for Samson. Chapter 16, verse 1. 16:1 ¶ Then went Samson […]

Judges 15 Commentary

Judges 15 Commentary

So, Samson gets angry, kills a few Philistines, and then leaves his wife. His wife is given to another man, without him knowing. Then we enter chapter 15, verse 1. 15:1 ¶ But it came to pass within a while after, in the time of wheat harvest, that Samson visited his wife with a kid; and […]

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