A Closer Look at Ruth

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Rev. Chuck Steiner
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Ruth: The Prodigal family-Choice and Consequence

"Now it came to pass, in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a faminie in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem, Judah, went to dwell in the country of Moah, he and his wife and his two sons". (Ruth 1:1)

I. The principle of _______________choice   (1:1-2)

   A. You are ______________to choose   (Deut. 30:10)

   B. You are ___________free __________to choose

   C. You are not free to choose the ______________of your choice

   D. You make the __________choice; that takes care of a lot of ____________choices


II. The problems of ______________choice

   A. The causes of a bad choice

     1. The wrong  _______________

     2. The wrong  _______________

     3. The wrong  _______________

  B. The consequences of a bad choice

     1. ________________________

     2. ________________________

     3. ________________________


III. The ______________ of a wise choice   (1:7-18)

  A. Severe results of a wrong choice

     1. A_________________ life

     2. A_________________ life

     3. A_________________ life

   B. Seven requirements of a wise decision    (1:16-18)

     1. A________________

     2. A________________

     3. A________________

     4. A________________

     5. A________________

     6. A________________

     7. A________________


II Corinthians 5:17

"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new."