In our Focal Scripture, we see Ruth opting to follow Naomi her mother-in-law to return to Israel. Eventually, Naomi led Ruth to get in contact with Boaz, who eventually married Ruth and got her ushered
It is instructive to observe the meanings of the names that Elimelech gave to his two sons. Mahlon means ‘sickly’; Chilion means ‘wasting away’. So Elimelech gave his sons negative names, and negativity soon followed
Our Focal Scripture makes mention of the death of Mahlon and Chilion, the two sons of Elimelech. Mahlon and Chilion died without having children. They took a journey into marriage, but they ended up unfruitful.
Our Focal Scripture speaks of that season when there was a famine in Israel. There are different reasons why famines arose in bible times; one of such reasons is the attack of termites, cankerworms, locusts,
Our Focal Scripture makes mention of that man that built his house upon the sand. Typically, nobody builds a house alone. To build a house, there would probably be labourers, perhaps carpenters, and others. So