It Just So Happened . . .
Topic: Sovereignty Verse: Ruth 1:19–2:3
4 of 8 of The Romance of Redemption Series.
Naomi returns to Judah under a new name. Mara, which means "bitter". She also blames God for what has happened to her which really proves she knows God is in charge. Ruth’s chance, chanced upon gleaning in Boaz’ field, which leads eventually to Ruth and Naomi’s redemption. This story and the life of a believer is frequently like a cross-stitch tapestry, the back side is a mix of string and knots that seem to make no sense. But when it is turned over it reveals a beautiful tapestry.