Why is the story called “Ruth” when it could just as easily be called “Naomi”? In a way, I suppose that both are “supporting actors” in the sense that this is the story of two women overcoming terrible troubles by God’s grace and their devotion to each other.
Sunday, July 8, 2018 Supporting Actors – “Esau…and Jacob” Forgiveness is more powerful than any of us really know. Genesis 25:27-34; Genesis 1-10, 41; Genesis 33:1-7 There are a lot of tragic brother stories in the Bible. Cain murders Abel. Joseph is sold into slavery by his brothers. The prodigal son is resented by his […]
I suppose we could all recount some stories of times in our lives when we felt part of a pretty one-sided friendship. Perhaps it was a difficult season in your friend’s life when you were called to be simply loyal, looking past the moment, willing to be the “supporting actor.”