Naomi – The Book of Ruth – Part One

By Karen Bledsoe ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ During the days when the Judges ruled, lived a family in the small town of Bethlehem (“The House of Bread”) -Judah (“Praise”[1]) in the district of Ephrathah. Elimelek, who was well-off, and never went without, lived there with his wife Naomi and his unhealthy sons, Mahlon and Kilion. Now, Israel was ...

Studying Ruth

As you know, I study everything before I write about it. I don’t want to teach falsely, whether in ignorance or laziness. I began studying the genealogy of Christ and as a woman, the fact that there are women mentioned in Matthew listed as his ancestors was interesting to me because listing women in genealogies ...

Rahab

  After the death of Moses, God chose Joshua to be the leader of the Israelites as they moved into the land of Canaan, completing the mission He had given Moses and that was to take the land and destroy all who lived there. Jericho is one of those places set for destruction. Joshua sent ...

Falling Behind

I know I am late on my next post. It will be up soon. Still working on it. The holidays slowed me down, and then I got the flu. The flu is not fun. Not fun at all. Puts you down and when you try to get up it says I don’t think so! I ...