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November 2014

The Gospel in Ruth – part 3

The Gospel in Ruth – part 3 640 480 Keir Tayler

So Far: A family with names – Elimelech, Naomi, Mahlon and Chilion, set out from Bethlehem (House of Bread), where there was apparent famine, to Moab a place of abundance. In Moab, the two son’s take Moabite wives; named Orpah and Ruth. Sadly devastation trauma’s the family – not only does Elimelech die, but so…

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The Gospel in Ruth – part 2

The Gospel in Ruth – part 2 640 480 Keir Tayler

The names of the family in the book of Ruth echo the sound of the gospel to us: Elimilech: Me and My God is King. Naomi:     My Pleasant One. Chilion:    Pining. Mahlon:   Sick. Orpah:     Hind or Fawn. Ruth:        Beauty. Boaz:       Name of a Brazen Pillar. Elimilech, because of a famine in the land,…

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