SERMONS, OUTLINES, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND PREACHING IDEAS

SERMONS & MEDIA ON RUTH

Our sermon ideas on the book of Ruth will help reveal deep truth of survival, despite hardship. Ruth and Naomi are categorized as great heroes of the faith because of their survival. The book of Ruth offers readers great insight into the importance of women to Israel’s history and the strength found in steadfast love. While Ruth is an outsider (Moabite), she is still celebrated and a part of God’s movement. Prepare your message on the book of Ruth with sermon outlines or an entire sermon series.


RUTH SERMON OUTLINES

by Jeff Strite

OPEN: A Ph.D. candidate at the University of Southern California, was eager for the title of "doctor" - until one newly degreed professor shared his story. He said: A friend had called his home and asked, "Is the doctor in?" The Professor's 10 year old son replied, "Yes, but he's not the kind that can do you any good." APPLY: Credentials are...

by Chris Brown

SETTING THE SCENE The Places And People In The Story - When ''judges'' ruled: - Bethlehem in Judah: - Moab: - Elimelech: - Naomi: THE WRONG DIRECTION ALWAYS EQUALS THE WRONG DESTINATION Ruth 1:1-5...

by Steve Jones

INTRO: Some of the great love stories of history and literature would probably include Adam and Eve, Mary and Joseph, Anthony and Cleopatra, Napoleon and Josephine, Romeo and Juliet, Gable and Lombard...Tonya Harding and Jeff Gillooly. Not! Why don't Harding and Gillooly...

by Dennis Marquardt

INTRO: The book of Ruth is an interesting story, one that makes us quite uncomfortable, because we find believers who suffer severe pain and loss without explanations as to why. Tragedy strikes godly people without reason and bitterness sets in along with despair. This makes the book of Ruth a ''must read'' for every believer...

by Zach Terry

The word ''husband'' is of Anglo-Saxon origin and means ''band of the house'' or ''house band.'' He is intended to be one who holds things together. But, a simple observing of the recent media outlets would seem to tell you that we aren't doing a very good job. It seems like every time you turn on the television you are...

by Tony Nester

I'm old enough to remember when televisions were first becoming a household possession. Today, of course, most homes have several televisions, just as we have more than one phone. But that's now how it was when I was a young child. I remember the day when we learned who on our street had a television...

by Jeff Schreve

Tonight we are starting a new series on the book of Ruth. The Old Testament book right after Judges. Joshua, Judges, and then Ruth. It's just a little book; just four chapters. But it's such a great book. It's about God's amazing grace. Now, I wonder, have you ever been really amazed in your life? Have you ever read something, seen something on TV that...

by Stan Coffey

AUTHORSHIP: The authorship of Ruth is not identified by the text. Many name Samuel as author. Others suggest Hezekiah, Ezra, or even David as having penned the book. DATE: Ruth 1:1 places the historical setting of the book during the period of the Judges 1373 - 1047BC. The genealogy in Ruth 4:18-22 suggests...

by Donald Cantrell

In this section we will look at the book of Ruth from a historical, practical and applicable point of view. The book of Ruth is of utmost importance in the canon of scriptures, if not for this book we could not link the house of David to the tribe of Judah...

by Jerry Vines

The love story of Ruth and Boaz takes place at the village of Bethlehem. Here our Savior, the Lord Jesus, was born. The Old Testament predicted that Jesus would be born in Bethlehem. ''But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that...