ARE YOU BETTER OR BITTER?RUTH CHAPTER 1<br />September 8, 2010<br />Senior Pastor/Teacher: Spencer T. O’Neal<br />
Naomi- her name literally means pleasant <br />Sequence of Events in the Life of Naomi<br /><ul><li>A recession hits the land
Her husband decides to leave Judah
She submits to her husband’s authority
Her husband decides to go to Moab
Her husband dies 10 years later
Her two sons marry women from Moab</li></ul>Pg 1<br />
Sequence of Events in the Life of Naomi (cont.)<br />Both sons die 10 years later<br />Naomi lost everything she left with...
Sequence of Events in the Life of Naomi (cont.)<br />On the way back to Judah, told both daughters-in-law to return home.<...
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Are you Better or Bitter?

  1. 1. ARE YOU BETTER OR BITTER?RUTH CHAPTER 1<br />September 8, 2010<br />Senior Pastor/Teacher: Spencer T. O’Neal<br />
  2. 2. Naomi- her name literally means pleasant <br />Sequence of Events in the Life of Naomi<br /><ul><li>A recession hits the land
  3. 3. Her husband decides to leave Judah
  4. 4. She submits to her husband’s authority
  5. 5. Her husband decides to go to Moab
  6. 6. Her husband dies 10 years later
  7. 7. Her two sons marry women from Moab</li></ul>Pg 1<br />
  8. 8. Sequence of Events in the Life of Naomi (cont.)<br />Both sons die 10 years later<br />Naomi lost everything she left with Judah<br />Naomi hears that God is blessing Judah<br />Naomi decides to leave Moab and head back to Judah<br />They took the road that lead back to Judah<br />Pg 1<br />
  9. 9. Sequence of Events in the Life of Naomi (cont.)<br />On the way back to Judah, told both daughters-in-law to return home.<br />Orpah decides to leave Naomi.<br />Ruth enters into covenant with Naomi.<br />The two of them continued their Journey.<br />When they arrived in Judah, the entire community was excited.<br />Pg 1<br />
  10. 10. Sequence of Events in the Life of Naomi (cont.)<br />However, Naomi decided to change her name to Mara (Bitter)<br />Naomi left PLEASANT but she came back BITTER.<br />Pg 1<br />
  11. 11. is caused by having a strong feeling of hostility<br />or resentment caused by something that was <br />hard for you to accept or admit.<br />What sequence of events has caused you to become Bitter? <br />Has anything ever happened to you and you didn’t understand why? <br />Bitterness<br />Pg 3<br />
  12. 12. is caused by having a strong feeling of hostility<br />or resentment caused by something that was <br />hard for you to accept or admit.<br />What happens when the unexpected happens?<br />Do you realize that you have a choice when the unexpected happen?<br />Will you choose to be Bitter or Better?<br />Bitterness (cont.)<br />Pg 3<br />
  13. 13. Bitterness damages your relationship with God<br />Bitterness damages your relationships with other people.<br />Bitterness damages your relationship with self.<br />Three Reasons to Avoid being Bitter<br />Pg 5<br />
  14. 14. Give it to God; let Him get justice for you! I Peter 5:7<br />Thank God for the good that has happened and do not focus on the bad! I Thessalonians 5:18<br />Learn to love all over again! <br /> I John 4:20<br />Three Simple Steps to Getting Rid of Bitterness<br />Pg 5<br />

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