In the book of Ruth, Naomi lost her husband and her sons—true tragedy. However, through that sadness, God’s plan was set in motion. Ruth and Naomi returned to Bethlehem. Ruth met Boaz, married, and eventually through that line, God’s ultimate plan and salvation would be born—Jesus.
1. What difficulties/pain in your life might God have used to further “His” plan for your life?
2. How hard is it to recognize or accept “His” plan is part of the pain?
Challenge: Look back to a particular painful moment in your life and look for the ways that pain furthered God’s plan for your life.
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