Desertion In Moving To Moab (2 of 10) by Donald Cantrell

Desertion In Moving To Moab (2 of 10)
Series: Facing Danger in Moab
Donald Cantrell
Ruth 1:1-5

I -The Forcefulness of the Famine - The Lack
A) The Reason of Famines - Biblically Speaking
B) The Results of Famines - Spiritually Speaking

II - The Faithlessness of the Father - The Landing
A) Displayed Faithlessness in Who he Trusted
B) Demonstrated Faithlessness in Where he Traveled

III - The Foolishness of the Family - The Longevity
A) Their Limited Stay - Foolishly Desired (sojourn)
B) Their Lengthy Stay - Foolishly Documented (continued)

IV - The Fiercefulness of the Funerals - The Loss
A) The Description of these Men - In Name
B) The Death of these Men - In Nature

Introduction: In this section we are going to be introduced to a specific family that lives in the city of Bethlehem Judah. The father chooses to lead his family 50 down the road to the Pagan land of Moab. The decision will prove to be a very fatal mistake in the wellbeing of this family. Let it be noted, ''It is better to go through the famine with God, than to leave the famine without God.''

The family of Elimelech was only going to move 50 miles down the road and in actuality they were only going to go to Moab until the famine lifted and then shoot back up to Bethlehem. Things did not go quiet as expected.
Moving Day

The lady spent the first day packing her belongings into boxes, crates and suitcases.

On the second day, she had the movers come and collect her things.

On the third day, she sat down for the last time at their beautiful dining room table by candlelight, put on some soft background music, and feasted on a pound of shrimp, a jar of caviar, and a bottle of glass of sweet tea.

When she had finished, she went into each and every room and deposited a few half-eaten shrimp shells, dipped in caviar, into the hollow of the curtain rods. She then cleaned up the kitchen and left.

When the husband returned with his new girlfriend, all was bliss for the ...


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