Poerty and prose
8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5
4 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, ...Eph. 2
16 May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope... 2 Thess. 2
10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning
"Ruth, The Moabitess"
Her people were born of a drunken, incestuous tryst in a cave near the Dead Sea close to a small town called Zoar. God had saved Lot and his family from the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. The tragic events cost him his wife, and no doubt left a bad mark on him and his surviving daughters. They could not stay in the small town, Zoar ( a pun), so they left to live in the mountains. It was in these caves that the shattered family of Lot hatched the