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On every trip, decisions are made. Along the road of life, we inevitably face intersections and decisions about which way to go. It is at those moments that we must live by faith, asking God for wisdom and believing that He will never lead in the wrong direction. It is our hope that each article on the blog will encourage you to keep enjoying the journey…and look for Jesus along the way.

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Wildflowers in biblical Moab. When she came back to Bethlehem, Naomi used some Hebrew wordplay. She said that “the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.” (1:20)  The Hebrew word she used for Almighty, שַׁדַּי is very close to the word used in verse 1:1 for “the country,” שְׂדֵי. In this way, the reader understands the true origin of Naomi’s bitter dealings: the country of Moab.
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Moab

 “Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.” Ruth 1:1  Biblical Moab, in modern Jordan, is only about twenty-five miles from…

Ordinary Days

"This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it."  Psalm 118:24 Men are remembered for their outstanding...

Integrity

“Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know mine integrity.”  Job 31:6 Integrity is not a product of environment or natural...

A Good Name

“A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.”  Proverbs 22:1 [caption id="attachment_349" align="alignleft" width="300"...

Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

As a boy I remember people saying that in school there were three indispensable subjects: reading, writing, and arithmetic. I am sure that the history...

Women God Has Used In My Life

In a family of preachers perhaps it is inevitable that the men of the family receive much of the attention.  The older I get the...