Forsaking All

Famine in Judah drove Elimelech and his family to Moab where he died.  The sons married Moabite women.  Ten years later, the sons died.  Devastated, Naomi changed her name to Mara which means “bitterness”.  Learning that the famine was over in Judah, she decided to return.  Her daughter-in-law Ruth went with her, forsaking her people …

God Takes Care of His People

Whenever one of us is in trouble, God intercedes.  He takes care of us.  The psalmist testifies, "Who will protect me from the wicked?  Who will stand up for me against evildoers?  Unless the Lord had helped me, I would soon have died.  I cried out, 'I'm slipping!' and Your unfailing love, O Lord supported …

The Raven

The raven, sleek and black, has always been depicted as a bird of ill omen, death and evil.  Yet, we see a different picture of this bird in the Bible.  God used ravens to feed his prophet, Elijah during the famine in Israel.  He sent Elijah to Kerith brook, east of the Jordan, instructing him, …

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