4 Sermons: Ruth: Sweet & Bitter Providence
When it seems that God is farthest from you or has turned against you, he is actually laying foundations for your greater happiness.
God will reward Ruth because she has sought refuge under his wings.
Hopelessness makes us think we need to have illicit pleasures to be happy. But hope gives us a thrilling impulse to do good.
The life of the godly is not a straight line to glory, but they do get there. No matter where you are, if you love God, the best is yet to come.