Tag: Ruth

  • Day 92 – Jephthah’s Vow

    Day 92 – Jephthah’s Vow

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read that after the death of Gideon, his son, Abimelech, sets himself up as the next king. Then we go into a cycle with the people of Israel where the Lord will bless them, they turn away to worship other gods, tradegy happens, they repent to God and turn back,…

  • Day 91 – Gideon’s Story

    Day 91 – Gideon’s Story

    Thoughts and Reflection Today in our readings we learn of Gideon. Gideon (whose name is later changed to Jerubbaal) crushes the altar of Baal and Asherah. Ephods are garments that the priests wear and Gideon makes his own golden ephod and this becomes an issue of Gideon and his family. He says to avoid false…

  • Day 90 – Ruth and Boaz

    Day 90 – Ruth and Boaz

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn that Ruth marries the son of Naomi and Elimelech and has plans for a full life and family with him. Then he dies and she is in trouble. She doesn’t know if things will get better or not. She doesn’t lose her faithfulness to Naomi and her mother-in-law will…

  • Day 89 – Israel’s Cycle of Disobedience

    Day 89 – Israel’s Cycle of Disobedience

    Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading we see that while Joshua is alive, the people are faithful. After he dies, the following generation fails to do what Moses and Joshua told them to do. The people forget about what God has done for them and fail to teach this to their children. This begins a…