A Legacy of Humility

[W]hile reading through Ruth I was struck by several things about Ruth’s story and a parallel between her and her best-known great grandson, King David.



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Physical Beauty

Firstly, Ruth was not noted for her beauty.  That’s not to say she was homely but when Ruth asked Boaz why she’d found favor with him he answered that it was “All that you have done for your mother-in-law ….

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Fruit Inaction?

[J]oy, peace and patience.


Fruit collage


In a recent small group session we discussed ways we can see how David fit into God’s greater plan, including some of David’s Psalms.  King David is credited with over 70 psalms, almost half of the psalms in the Bible.  In one of his first, Psalm 59, David tucks a clause in that struck me.


O my Strength, I will watch for you, for you, O God, are my fortress.
Psalm 59:9 ESV


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