Scripture: “There was a man named Jabez who was more honorable than any of his brothers. His mother named him Jabez because his birth had been so painful. He was the one who prayed to the God of Israel, ‘Oh, that you would bless me and expand my territory! Please be with me in all that I
Scripture: “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. The women said to Naomi: ‘Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. May he become famous throughout Israel!
Scripture: “As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.” Proverbs 27:17 (NLT) Perspective: Solomon knew the value of people in his life. The art of sharpening iron so it could be used for a purpose helped a block of material turn into battle ready objects. A block of iron was not very useful
Scripture: “One Sabbath day as Jesus was walking through some grainfields, his disciples began breaking off heads of grain to eat. But the Pharisees said to Jesus, ‘Look, why are they breaking the law by harvesting grain on the Sabbath?’ Jesus said to them, ‘Haven’t you ever read in the Scriptures what David did when