Thursday, October 27
Obed’s genealogy contained people who had questionable reputations (eg. Tamar in Gen 38 and Rahab the prostitute in Jos. 2 mentioned in Matt. 1:5). Yet God still used those people powerfully. Is there anything in your past or family’s past that you’re afraid might hinder God from working?
Sunday, October 23
Reflect on the character of Naomi as the story develops. What do you learn about her in chapter 1? How does she changes as the story progresses? Reflect on your own life: how have you changed through the years? What have been some significant events that have caused you to change?