The book of Ruth is a story of tragedy and love, faith and honor, and a loyal covenant between a daughter and her mother-in-law. It is here that we are introduced to the Hebrew word hesed for the first time in the book of Ruth. Hesed is a type of love displayed through loyalty, faithfulness, devotion, and kindness.
For the first time you are free; free to move like the shadows, free from what you thought you knew, as your curiosity drowns your thoughts in questions. You begin to pry yourself off the floor until you’re standing on two feet, weak and shaky, but standing nonetheless. You make your way to the edge of the wall, your hand dragging across the crumbling stone to guide the way. You are at the edge now and your heart is like a series of explosions as it beats out of your chest.
“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.” – Nicolaus Copernicus
In a world where access to knowledge is infinite, it’s easy to convince ourselves that we are more knowledgeable than we actually are. However, true knowledge consists of both what we know and what we do not know. Yet, it’s not always easy to draw a line in the sand between the two….
“Follow Me.” It’s what Jesus told His Disciples, inviting each of them on a journey that would change their lives. It’s the same invitation that He extends to each and every one of us almost 2,000 years later. The Nerdy Bible’s number one focus is to follow Jesus, while working to bridge the gap between Christianity and the modern world through deep thought and discussion….