Scott Palmer - Running From Trouble - A Love Story – Part 1

June 12, 2022

Running From Trouble
A Love Story – Part 1
June 12, 2022
Ruth 1: 1-5

1.   The __________________. (1)

“In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did whatever seemed right to him.” Judges 17: 6 (CSB)

2.   The ___________________. (1b-5)

“No Ammonite or Moabite may enter the Lord’s assembly; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, may ever enter the Lord’s assembly.” Deuteronomy 23:3 (CSB)

What to do when trouble comes   

A, Don’t Run: _______________________.

“Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.” Ephesians 6: 13 (ESV)

“No one lights a lamp and puts it under a basket, but rather on a lampstand, and it gives light for all who are in the house.  In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5: 15-16 (CSB)

B. Remember God is ___________________________.

“Don’t call me Naomi. Call me Mara,” she answered, “for the Almighty has made me very bitter.  I went away full, but the Lord has brought me back empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since the Lord has opposed me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?” Ruth 1: 20-21 (CSB)

“We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8: 28 (CSB)