Ruth’s New Beginning

Ruth 3:1-13English Standard Version (ESV) Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor 3 Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, should I not seek rest for you, that it may be well with you? 2 Is not Boaz our relative, with whose young women you were? See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing […]

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Ruth’s New Beginning – Bilingual

Ruth 3:1-13English Standard Version (ESV) Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor 3 Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, should I not seek rest for you, that it may be well with you? 2 Is not Boaz our relative, with whose young women you were? See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing […]

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Hesed’s Effect – Bilingual

Ruth 2:14-23New International Version (NIV) 14 At mealtime Boaz said to her, “Come over here. Have some bread and dip it in the wine vinegar.” When she sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some roasted grain. She ate all she wanted and had some left over. 15 As she got up to glean, Boaz gave […]

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Hesed’s Effect

Ruth 2:14-23New International Version (NIV) 14 At mealtime Boaz said to her, “Come over here. Have some bread and dip it in the wine vinegar.” When she sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some roasted grain. She ate all she wanted and had some left over. 15 As she got up to glean, Boaz gave […]

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Thank God for His Purposes

Ruth 4:13-22New International Version (NIV) Naomi Gains a Son 13 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son. 14 The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without […]

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Ruth 4:13-22New International Version (NIV) Naomi Gains a Son 13 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son. 14 The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without […]

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Free to Serve

Galatians 5:13-25New International Version (NIV) Life by the Spirit 13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh[a]; rather, serve one another humbly in love. 14 For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”[b] 15 If you bite […]

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Free to Serve – Bilingual

加拉太书 5:13-25Chinese Contemporary Bible (CCB) 13 弟兄姊妹,你们蒙召得了自由,但不要以自由为借口来放纵情欲,要本着爱心互相服侍, 14 因为全部的律法可以总结成一句话:“要爱邻如己”。 15 你们要谨慎,如果你们相咬相吞,恐怕会同归于尽。 顺从圣灵而行 16 因此,我劝你们行事为人要顺从圣灵的引导,这样就不会放纵罪恶本性的私欲。 17 因为人罪恶本性的私欲与圣灵作对,圣灵也与罪恶本性的私欲作对,两者势不两立,使你们不能做自己想做的事。 18 但你们如果顺从圣灵的引导,就不再受律法的约束。 19 顺从罪恶本性而行的事显而易见,如淫乱、污秽、邪荡、 20 拜偶像、行邪术、仇恨、争吵、忌恨、恼怒、纷争、冲突、分裂[a]、 21 嫉妒、凶杀、醉酒和荒宴无度等。我从前警告过你们,现在再一次警告你们:行这些事的人必不能承受上帝的国。 22 但圣灵所结的果子是仁爱、喜乐、和平、忍耐、恩慈、良善、信实、 23 温柔、节制。没有律法会禁止这些事。 24 那些属基督的人已经把罪恶的本性和本性里的邪情私欲都钉在十字架上了。 25 如果我们是靠圣灵生活,就当凡事顺从圣灵的引导。 Galatians 5:13-25New International Version (NIV) Life by the Spirit 13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh[a]; rather, serve one another humbly in love. […]

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Revelation 3:7-13New International Version (NIV) To the Church in Philadelphia 7 “To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: These are the words of him who is holy and true, who holds the key of David. What he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open. 8 I know your deeds. […]

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