Welcome to week 9 of the God’s Great Purpose series. This week we are exploring the book of Ruth. There are a number of different ways we’ve put together to do that, so we hope you find something that helps you.
Introduction to Ruth
Here is a short video we’ve produced to set the scene for Ruth. If you want to see all the videos so far in the series, the playlist is here.
Daily Reading Plan
As well as the main passage from Ruth looked at in the sermon, here are 7 daily readings that together help to give a bigger picture of God’s Great Purpose in the book of Ruth. The dates are suggestions for people following the whole Bible reading plan. This week, because Ruth is a short book, we’re encouraging you to read it through twice!
15th March – Ruth 1
16th March – Ruth 2
17th March – Ruth 3
18th March – Ruth 4
19th March – Ruth 1
20th March – Ruth 2
21st March – Ruth 3–4
Follow these simple steps, and use them to reflect on the passage (for a fuller description of the process, click here.) Allow 10 to 15 minutes for the whole process.
Read, slowly and a few times.
Meditate, turning over what you’ve read in your mind. Are there certain parts that stand out? Dwell on them.
Pray, bringing your reflections before God, asking what it might mean for you.
Listen, giving God a space to bring into focus what He is ministering to you.
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